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July 30, 2014 8:52 PM

Lesbian asks Broward judge to toss Florida’s gay-marriage ban, then dissolve her Vermont civil union

Heather Brassner’s spouse cheated on her four years ago and then disappeared, she said. Now, Brassner is legally stuck in a 2002 Vermont civil union because Florida is constitutionally banned from recognizing the relationship, and therefore won’t grant her a divorce.

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