WMFE is Central Florida's primary provider of NPR programming on 90.7 FM and Classical Music on 90.7 HD2. Part of the community since 1965, WMFE focuses on providing quality national and local news and programming. We inspire and empower all Central Floridians to discover, grow and engage within and beyond their world.
Support for 90.7 WMFE is provided by

Bondi: Supreme Court Should Resolve Low Court Rulings on Gay Marriage

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi with supporters. Photo by Amy Green

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling would resolve lower court rulings on gay marriage.

Bondi spoke Friday at a campaign event in Orlando on a federal judge’s finding that the state’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled the state constitutional ban approved by voters in 2008 violates the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection.

Bondi has appealed previous rulings striking down the ban in South Florida.

“You don’t want rulings all around the country that are different and contrary to each other.”

Bondi says she supports the ban because her job includes protecting the state constitution.

The Tallahassee judge’s ruling applies statewide. But he issued a stay with his ruling, meaning it will remain on hold as appeals are pursued. No marriage licenses will be granted.

Get The 90.7 WMFE Newsletter

Your trusted news source for the latest Central Florida news, updates on special programs and more.

Stay tuned in to our local news coverage: Listen to 90.7 WMFE on your FM or HD radio, the WMFE mobile app or your smart speaker — say “Alexa, play NPR” and you’ll be connected.

WMFE Journalistic Ethics Code | Public Media Code of Integrity

Amy Green

About Amy Green

Reporter and Producer

Amy Green covers the environment and climate change at WMFE News. She is an award-winning journalist and author whose extensive reporting on the Everglades is featured in the book MOVING WATER, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and podcast DRAINED, available wherever you get your podcasts. Amy’s ... Read Full Bio »