Howard Simon

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September 22, 2010
American Civil Liberties Union of Florida Executive Director Howard Simon talks to reporters during a news conference in Miami, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Florida's strict ban on adoption by gay people is unconstitutional because no other group, even people with criminal backgrounds, are singled out for a flat prohibition by state law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
American Civil Liberties Union of Florida Executive Director Howard Simon talks to reporters during a news conference in Miami, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Florida's strict ban on adoption by gay people is unconstitutional because no other group, even people with criminal backgrounds, are singled out for a flat prohibition by state law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday.

American Civil Liberties Union of Florida Executive Director Howard Simon talks to reporters during a news conference in Miami, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Florida's strict ban on adoption by gay people is unconstitutional because no other group, even people with criminal backgrounds, are singled out for a flat prohibition by state law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)