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Bondi stays on wrong side of history

Bondi stays on wrong side of history

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is wedded to ugly bias. 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. As the Sun Sentinel reported, Bondi's office now claims that because attorneys for same-sex couples didn't get a judgment...

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