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Senate Committee To Consider Religious Freedom Restoration Act

A state Senate committee will consider a controversial proposal that could exempt people from certain laws — if those laws violate their religious beliefs.

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015

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Michigan Auto Shop Owner Faces Backlash After Declaring He Won’t Serve Gays

Auto repair shop owner Brian Klawiter says he’s the target of death threats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2015

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Gov. Snyder Reiterates He Would Veto Religious Objections Bill

“Given all the events that are happening in Indiana, I thought it would be good to clarify my position,” he said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2015

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License To Discriminate? Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Doctors, EMTs To Refuse Care Of Gay Patients

“Talk about controversy,” said WWJ Legal Analyst Charlie Langton. “Wow.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

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Lansing May Cut Ties With Russian City Over Anti-Gay Policy

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said Russia’s anti-gay policies are “abhorrent” …

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

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Mich. Ban On Domestic Partner Benefits Blocked

A federal judge on Friday blocked Michigan’s ban on domestic partner benefits for employees who work for public schools or local governments, saying state lawmakers simply wanted to punish gays and lesbians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2013

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Gay Marriage Vote May Come To Michigan In 2016

With more than half of voters supporting a repeal of Michigan’s gay marriage ban, advocates say it’s not a matter of if — but when — same-sex marriage is legal in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013


Conservative Christians Protest Gay Group’s Mass

A group representing gay Catholics is proceeding with plans to celebrate Mass on Sunday at Marygrove College in the face of appeals from a conservative group.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

Equality For Gays Could Come To Vote In Royal Oak

Opponents of a controversial human rights ordinance in the city Royal Oak turned in over 1,200 petition signatures on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

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Human Rights Ordinance On Hold In Royal Oak

A metro Detroit community’s human rights ordinance that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and a number of other factors has been placed on hold as opponents seek to put the issue before voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013