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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)

Local Couple That Challenged Michigan’s Gay Marriage Ban To Wed

Two Detroit-area nurses whose lawsuit erased Michigan’s ban on gay marriage are expected to exchange vows before the judge who struck down the ban.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2015

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Supporters Of Gay Methodist Pastor Who Was Forced To Resign Rally In Lansing

Advocates taped a pledge to the bishop’s office door asking for LGBT inclusiveness in the church.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

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Openly Gay Methodist Minister Marries After ‘Forced’ Resignation

The 31-year-old says he was forced to resign after the bishop’s office received a report he had a same-sex partner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2015

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Ann Arbor Mayor ‘Excited’ To Officiate First Gay Marriage, Will Charge No Fee

“I’m open for business,” sayd Mayor Christopher Taylor. “If you’re interested in getting married, please come and let me know!”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2015

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Midland Court Judges Step In After Colleague Announces Halt To All Marriage Ceremonies

Judge Michael D. Carpenter said the court can perform marriages but isn’t required to.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

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Some, Including Detroit Catholic Bishops, Object To Gay Marriage Ruling

Seconding her position are Michigan’s seven Catholic dioceses, who said the court’s ruling “will create inestimable conflicts” between the state and the church.

CBS Detroit–06/26/2015

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Gov. Snyder: Michigan Will ‘Fully Comply’ With Gay Marriage

Snyder urged Michigan residents to embrace the state’s diversity by treating everyone with respect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2015

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)

Michigan Nurses Who Sparked Movement, Challenged Same-Sex Marriage Ban Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling

April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse say it’s a day for a lot of celebration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2015

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Supreme Court Makes Gay Marriage Legal In All 50 States

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder quickly Tweeted that it was important to respect the decision and “focus on dignity.”

CBS Detroit–06/26/2015

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Stories Of Love, Life, Death In High Court Gay Marriage Case

April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse have become celebrities of sorts in their Detroit suburb of Hazel Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2015

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