Judge Allows Same-Sex Marriages to Start in Florida

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Miami-Dade today became the first county in Florida to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Tomorrow, the rest of the state will be able to follow suit. This morning, state Judge Sarah Zabel lifted a legal stay on a sweeping decision she made last July — declaring a voter-passed ban on same-sex unions discriminatory. Andrew Koppelman is a professor of law at Northwestern University.