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Gov. Charlie Crist lauds gay-adoption ruling as 'great,' says he will immediately stop enforcing the ban

BY CAROL MARBIN MILLER, cmarbin@MiamiHerald.com

crist Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announced Wednesday afternoon he will cease enforcing the state's 33-year-old gay adoption law, which was declared unconstitutional by a Miami appeals court Wednesday morning.

Crist lauded the court ruling as ``great'' and told reporters at a 2:30 news conference he would immediately stop enforcing the ban. Crist said he wanted to confer with the adoptive father at the center of the case before deciding whether to appeal. He said, however, that he believes the state Supreme Court wouldn't overturn the court rulings.

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way to go gov. crist,it is about time somebody started thinking about the children.

Watch these testimonials from real Floridians http://youtu.be/jiOl5TtLugc

Unfortunately, the adoption law is still on the books, and will surely be enforced again if (G*d forbid!) Rick Scott is elected governor.

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