Florida Bar Assoc. Supports Overturning Gay Adoption Ban

Last November a Miami Circuit Court judge ruled that Florida’s
decades-old ban on gays and lesbians adopting children is

Read our post from the day the decision broke. Read
the Time article on the decision here.

Now, as attorneys on both sides prepare for the state’s appeal, the
Florida Bar has decided to advocate for the pro-equality position.
Nearly 80% of the association’s 52 board members participated in a
vote last Friday to authorize an amicus brief in favor of the Miami
court’s decision overturning the ban.

Read the full article on the vote and the association’s position