Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Florida judge strikes down marriage amendment

Marriage
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/21/14, 07:32 pm

A federal judge Thursday afternoon declared unconstitutional Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage. Repeating an argument made by many other federal judges, Judge Robert L. Hinckle in Tallahassee said the constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman, approved by Florida voters in 2008, violated the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment. Hinckle stayed his decision until the Supreme Court rules on the issue, which it is almost certain to do in 2015.

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Midday Roundup: U.S. tried to rescue ISIS captives earlier this summer

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/21/14, 12:50 pm

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National Guard summoned to Ferguson

Police | Troops needed as confrontations escalate between police and protesters over the shooting of Michael Brown
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/18/14, 04:08 pm

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