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Bondi should let lawyers for gay couples get paid: Editorial

Bondi should let lawyers for gay couples get paid: Editorial

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi can't seem to let go of her crusade against same-sex marriage. The latest example: She says the state should not have to pay the lawyers who represented gay couples fighting for the right to marry in Florida. When a federal judge ruled last year that Florida's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, Bondi appealed — and kept appealing, even though she was unsuccessful at each stage. She didn't drop the state's legal challenge until the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this summer that gay couples have the right to marry everywhere in America. Bondi's office now claims that because attorneys for same-sex couples...

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