Pensacola Approves Domestic Partnership Registry

By: Associated Press News Email
By: Associated Press News Email

News Release: Associated Press News

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Pensacola has become the latest Florida city to establish a domestic partnership registry.

The Pensacola News Journal ( ) reports the city council voted 8-1 Thursday in favor of creating the registry.

The registry will allow both gay and straight adults who live together to obtain some of the rights entitled to married couples. Registered partners will be allowed to make medical and funeral decisions for one another, visit each other in the hospital and participate in the education of mutual children.

They will also be automatically notified in case of an emergency.

At least 14 cities and counties around the state have established registries, representing about half the state's population.
Information from: Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal,

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