gay marriage


Gay Marriage Case May Affect Discrimination, Religion Bills

“You could have a situation where people are allowed to get married in a state but will lose their jobs if they were to come out publicly.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Cases In April

The justices said Friday they will review an appellate ruling that upheld bans on same-sex unions in four states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2015


U.S. Supreme Court Could Take Up Gay Marriage Issue Friday

“With over 35 states permitting same sex marriage, it strengthens the argument for the proponents…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2015

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)

Judge: Michigan Must Recognize 300-Plus Gay Marriages

U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith ruled Thursday that the unions are valid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2015

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Supreme Court Could Put Same-Sex Marriage Issue On Docket In 2015

Lawyers for same-sex couples in Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee have been rushing to file legal papers in time for the January conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2014

Potholes in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Roads Top Michigan Legislature’s Lame-Duck Agenda

Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2014

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)

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


Schuette Urges Supreme Court To Take Gay Marriage Case

Attorney General Bill Schuette and supporters of gay marriage have at least one thing in common.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2014


The Latest Gay Marriage Ruling And How It Compares

Breaking ranks with rulings from other federal courts, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld gay marriage bans in four states, including Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2014

April Deboer (left) and her partner, Jayne Rowse (right) speak after an appeals court upholds the ban on same sex marriage. It was their case that represented Michigan's challenge to the ban on same-sex marriage. (Photo: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Couple Who Challenged Gay Marriage Ban: ‘We Are Going To Continue To Fight’

The Hazel Park couple who challenged Michigan’s ban is planning to file an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014