Florida asks judge to decide who can issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples
… constitution and that Hinkle’s initial ruling took aim at other statewide officials under Gov. Rick Scott who are not connected to clerks.
Voters in 2008 approved Florida’s ban …
Couple files lawsuit after Florida cancels driver's licenses over name change
… couple then filed suit on Tuesday against the motor vehicles department, its executive director, Gov. Rick Scott and a manager in the Brevard County’s tax collector’s office, where …
Florida AG appeals same-sex marriage rulings in state, federal appeals courts
… to overturn a similar ruling by a federal judge.
Bondi, under the direction of Gov. Rick Scott, is contesting an Aug. 21 decision by U.S. District Judge Robert L …
Florida AG Pam Bondi asks federal court to keep gay marriage ban in place
… cases that were pending with the Supreme Court.
Bondi is representing two agencies under Gov. Rick Scott and a county court clerk named in the lawsuit. She said in her …
Florida AG now wants state Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage ban
… Supreme Court acted. Voters approved Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage in 2008. Gov. Rick Scott, whose agencies are being sued in one federal case, has defended Bondi’s …
ACLU asks federal judge to allow same-sex couples to marry in Florida
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office said it will fight the request.
Gov. Rick Scott said in a statement that it was Bondi’s duty to defend the …
Supreme Court action puts pressure on Fla. AG over gay marriage appeals
… S. judge in Tallahassee have already declared the state’s ban unconstitutional. Bondi and Gov. Rick Scott have appealed those rulings. The judges have agreed to stay their rulings pending …
Democrats give Crist easy primary win in bid to once again be Fla. governor
… they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in his effort to return to the governor’s mansion.
Crist easily defeated …
Crist seeks nomination as Democrat after lifetime in GOP
… Tuesday to select former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in a nationally watched race that’s part of an unlikely political comeback …
Broward County judge delivers third win for marriage equality in Florida
… who approved it. Repealing the amendment would require at least 60 percent support.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott has said he supports the gay-marriage ban amendment but opposes discrimination. His …
Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area, ruling put on hold
Nineteen states and the District of Columbia allow gay people to marry.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott has said he supports the amendment but opposes discrimination. His top Democratic challenger …
ACLU files brief opposing Florida's motion to dismiss marriage lawsuits
… equal protection under the law for the plaintiffs.
The defendants in the case include Governor Rick Scott and state Attorney General Pam Bondi.
On Friday, Bondi said in court documents …
Former Fla. governor Charlie Crist says he supports same-sex marriage
… S. Senate race.
He became a Democrat in December 2012 and there is widespread speculation he will challenge current Gov. Rick Scott in 2014.
Associated Press contributed to this report.
Rick Perry's prayer rally a failed hot mess of hypocrisy
… attend his rally. The only one to show up was Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. Gov. Rick Scott of Florida made a video that was played in the stadium. Only two …
'Gee, thanks, but I have to wash my hair' -- Governors skip Perry prayer rally
… today, it looks like the only other governor who will put in face time is Rick Scott of Florida – and he’s sending a videotaped message. (A few other governors …
Why are we still haunted by 'The Boys in the Band?'
… national disgrace.
Most recently, Sir Elton John joined the chorus of advocates demanding that Gov. Rick Scott of Florida do something to alleviate the waiting list (there are more than …
The Christian Right's rhetoric is disingenuous at the very least
… in the lame duck session and vividly illustrated today by the incoming Governor of Florida, Rick Scott, who issued an executive order that limited the state’s non-discrimination law …
The top 70 famous transgender people you should know
… the quarterfinals of Season 11 of America’s Got Talent. She began her career as Rick Scotti in 1980 and during that time appeared on Comedy Central. She was also …
Trump has declared war on LGBTQ rights. Here's everything he's done so far.
… in history. Trump’s cabinet is a veritable who’s who of anti-LGBTQ politicians. Rick Perry, Scott Pruitt, Betsy DeVos, Ben Carson, Tom Price, Jeff Sessions – the list goes …
The PR campaign to whitewash the right’s anti-gay Uganda history
… in the creation of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (originally called the “Kill the Gays Bill”).
Vast amounts of research have been produced on the involvement of …