A Monroe Circuit Court judge has ruled Florida’s 31-year-old gay adoption ban unconstitutional in an order that allows an openly gay Key West foster parent to adopt a teenage boy he has raised since 2001.
Declaring the adoption to be in the boy’s “best interest”, circuit judge David J Audlin Jr, said the Florida law forbidding gays and lesbians from adopting children is contrary to the state constitution because it singles out a group for punishment.
Florida is one of only two states - including Mississippi - that forbid gay people from adopting children.
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