|Florida Supreme Court sends back gay divorce case|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court won’t consider the constitutionality of the state’s gay marriage ban in order to settle a same-sex divorce case.
The high court said Friday the 2nd District Court of Appeal first should rule on the case, in which a lesbian couple married in Massachusetts and is now seeking a divorce in Florida.
A lower court judge ruled that the couple could not get a divorce in Florida because the state’s constitution does not recognize gay marriage.
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