Michigan Lawmakers OK Adoption Refusals On Religious Grounds

The legislation passed Michigan’s Republican Legislature despite objections that it would permit discrimination against gay couples and others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2015

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Michigan House Approves Religious-Objection Adoption Bills

The Republican-led state House has approved bills that would let faith-based adoption agencies refuse to participate in adoptions that violate their religious beliefs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2015

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Sign Of The Times: Couple Turns To Facebook Seeking Child To Adopt

Jason and Heidi are no strangers to using the internet to fulfill their dreams — they met online. Now married for three years, the couple has turned to Facebook to help network and find a child.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2015

Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Lesbian Nurses Challenging Gay Marriage Ban Adopt 4th Child

The adoption of 2-year-old Rylee DeBoer-Rowse became final in Oakland County on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2014

Michigan Senate Votes To Ease Adoptions, Change Time Limits

The three bills now go to Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014


Federal Judge To Deliver Gay Marriage Ruling Within 2 Weeks

The judge must decide if there is a rational public interest in restricting marriage to a man and a woman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2014


Michigan Trial On Gay Marriage Ban Enters Last Leg

A judge is hearing final arguments in a challenge to Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage, which was approved by voters in 2004.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2014


In Gay Marriage Trial, Prof. Says Ideal Household Led By Man And Woman

He testified that children raised by heterosexual parents had a much greater chance of making normal progress through school than those living with same-sex couples

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

Disputed Study’s Author Testifies On Gay Marriage

The judge must determine whether there’s a rational public interest in restricting marriage to a man and a woman in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

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Testimony Continues In Trial That Could Overturn Mich. Gay Marriage Ban

A Stanford University professor will return to the witness stand Wednesday in a trial testing Michigan’s ban on gay marriage

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014