Ft. Lauderdale Narrowly Approves Marriage Equality Resolution

June 18, 2014 10:45 PM

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Ft. Lauderdale Narrowly Approves Marriage Equality Resolution

A resolution urging Florida to allow same-sex couples to marry was adopted by Fort Lauderdale commissioners by the slimmest of margins Tuesday, following a last-minute lobbying push from the local LGBT community.

"We recently were designated an All-American city. Well, if we’re gonna truly be an All-American city we have to be a city for all Americans," Commissioner Dean Trantalis, who proposed the resolution, said to applause.

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