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Same-sex couples line up outside the Oakland County Clerk's Office less than 24 hours after a federal judge struck down Michigan's ban on gay marriage as unconstitutional. (Credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan Issues 1st Same-Sex Marriage License; Gay Couples Line Up To Tie The Knot

Early Saturday morning, the Ingham County clerk’s office issued Michigan’s first marriage license for a same-sex-couple.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2014


3 Counties Could Begin Issuing Licenses For Gay Marriage Saturday

U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman did not suspend his decision while the Michigan attorney general pursues an appeal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2014

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Michigan Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Declared Unconstitutional

The state of Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage has been struck down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014

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Federal Judge Expected To Rule On Michigan Gay Marriage Ban, And Clerks Are Ready

County clerks, including Barb Byrum in Ingham County, say they would be prepared to issue same-sex marriage licenses almost immediately.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2014


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

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)

Plaintiff April DeBoer Says She’s ‘Excited’ To Hear State’s Anti-Gay Marriage Evidence In Landmark Trial Today

Nervous? “Not really,” she told WWJ’s legal analyst Charlie Langton. “We’re just waiting for the decision.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

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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