What do the Supreme Court's rulings mean for Florida's same-sex couples?
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on two cases about gay marriage. Justices struck down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which denied legal benefits to legally married couples, as unconstitutional. The high court set no precedent in California's Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage. These decisions will ultimately affect South Florida's gay community.
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