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Bill to repeal shacking up ban unanimously passes in committee

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Florida is one of only three states that still has a law on the books prohibiting men and women from living together if they are not married. Attempts in 2011 and again in this year’s regular Legislative Session to repeal it failed, but Hollywood Democratic state Sen. Eleanor Sobel hopes it finally will happen in 2016. On Tuesday the Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to support Sobel’s proposal (SB 498). The law now states that a couple found to be “living…

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