Couples say Florida should allow same-sex marriage

On Friday, a federal judge struck down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage ruling it unconstitutional. However it's not clear if the ruling allows gay couples to marry immediately. Also on Friday, seven couples filed a federal lawsuit in North Dakota challenging that state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Right now same-sex marriage is banned here in Florida. Many couples hope that will change.

Megan Johnson and Danielle McGee have been together for three years. They live in Port St. Lucie with their son Caleb who just turned one.

The couple are engaged but don't know when they'll be allowed to marry legally in Florida.

"We in all sense of everything else in the world we're a married couple," says Johnson, "We just don't have that legality."

Johnson and McGee say they've talked about going to another state to get hitched. They say it's more than just a wedding. It's about equality and being recognized as a family in the eyes of the law.

That's why the couple have legal documents to make sure they're taken care of in case something happens. 


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