Tag Archives: Orange County (FL)

More Florida Sadz From John Stemberger

“Our lawyers with Liberty Counsel have asked the judge’s office assigned to the Orange County lawsuit for an emergency hearing, so it is possible, but unlikely that any judge at this point would have the courage to do the right thing and rule in our favor to uphold the law. The peer pressure within the bar and judicial circles is ...

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FLORIDA: State Judge Orders Orange County Clerk To Issue Marriage Licenses

Via the Orlando Sentinel: A judge today cleared the way for Orange County Clerk Tiffany Moore Russell [photo] to issue marriage licenses next week to same-sex couples. That ruling, by Circuit Judge Tim Shea, appears to mean that gay and lesbian couples will be able to get married at the Orange County courthouse on Jan. 6, the first day that ...

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FLORIDA: State Attorney Won’t Charge Clerks In Orange & Osceola Counties

Via the Orlando Sentinel: In a move that could clear the way for same-sex couples to get married in Orange and Osceola counties in two weeks, State Attorney Jeff Ashton on Tuesday announced that he will not prosecute court clerks if they issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples on Jan. 6 or after. The threat of prosecution had ...

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ORLANDO: Mayor Buddy Dyer To Officiate Mass Gay Wedding At City Hill

But there’s a big catch. Via the Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has agreed to officiate at a big same-sex wedding at City Hall on Jan. 6, the first day a federal judge has cleared gay and lesbian couples to lawfully get married in Florida, according to a local business association. According to the association, the City Hall event ...

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