Gay rights group to hold demonstration at Crist's wedding

Published: Monday, December 1, 2008 at 1:33 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, December 1, 2008 at 1:33 p.m.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. A gay rights group that wants all Floridians to have the right to marry says it will hold a demonstration outside Gov. Charlie Crist's wedding.

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Florida Governor Charlie Crist arrives at the 2008 Republican Governors Association meeting in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008. Crist welcomed the GOP governors Wednesday morning as the three-day summit opened at the Intercontinental Hotel.

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A spokeswoman for Impact Florida says the group plans to demonstrate at Crist's December wedding because he supported Amendment 2, which bans same-sex marriage in the state.

Crist plans to marry his fiancee Carole Rome on Dec. 12 at the First United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg.

Impact Florida says its gathering outside the church will be peaceful and that advocates will wear pink.

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