A Florida court has overturned the state’s ban on gay adoption, the only one of its kind in the US.
Governor Charlie Crist said Florida would immediately cease enforcing the 33-year-old ban.
Appeals court judges found "no rational basis" for the ban. The case was brought by a gay couple seeking to adopt two brothers they had fostered.
The state has 30 days to decide whether to appeal. Ban backers argue children need both a mother and a father.
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