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Marriage News Watch: Victory in Fla., 7th Circuit to hear Ind., Wis., marriage cases

Carmine Caruso holds a rainbow flag during a rally in supports of same sex marriage in front of the Ada County courthouse in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, May 16, 2014. Idaho's gay marriage ban was overturned Tuesday when U.S. District Judge Candy Dale said the law unconstitutionally denied gay and lesbian residents their fundamental right to marry. On May 15, 2014, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay while it considers whether a longer stay is needed.

Carmine Caruso holds a rainbow flag during a rally in supports of same sex marriage in front of the Ada County courthouse in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, May 16, 2014. Idaho's gay marriage ban was overturned Tuesday when U.S. District Judge Candy Dale said the law unconstitutionally denied gay and lesbian residents their fundamental right to marry. On May 15, 2014, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay while it considers whether a longer stay is needed. Kyle Green, Idaho Statesman (AP)

The anti-gay Governor of Indiana just got caught making some wild claims in court, and now a judge has called him out in a sternly-worded ruling.

Marriage equality has picked up another victory, with the first federal judge to rule in Florida. In Arizona, an elderly couple facing a terminal illness wants their marriage recognized; couples are fighting back against stalling tactics in Arkansas; and two major oral arguments are coming up in the next few days.

These stories and more in this week’s Marriage News Watch report from Matt Baume at the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER). Miss any of these stories? Check the links below under “Related Articles” for full reports on the stories mentioned in this week’s video:

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