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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)  FILE

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

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Michigan Couple Ready To Appeal To Supreme Court In Same-Sex Marriage Case

In an appeal filed Monday on behalf of Detroit-area nurses April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the justices are being asked to overturn a lower court ruling that upheld laws opposing same-sex marriage in Michigan, and three other states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2014

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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

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images/Bill Pugliano) FILE

Snyder Respects Court Support Of Gay Marriage Ban

Snyder said Thursday that his obligation to “support and defend our state constitution” has no exceptions and “is not a matter of personal preference.”

CBS Detroit–11/06/2014

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Supreme Court Appeal Next In Gay Marriage Case

A lawyer for two Detroit-area nurses who challenged Michigan’s ban on gay marriage says they’ll next go to the U.S. Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014

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US Appeals Court Upholds Gay Marriage Bans In Michigan, 3 Other States

A federal appeals court upheld anti-gay marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue and setting up the prospect of Supreme Court review.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014

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Married Michigan Same-Sex Couples Seek Recognition

A lawyer urged a judge Thursday to order Michigan to recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages performed during a brief window in March.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2014

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Study: Legalizing Gay Marriage Would Pump $53M Into Michigan’s Economy

Allowing same-sex couples to wed in Michigan would provide a humongous boost to the state’s economy, according to a recently published study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2014

(Photo: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Detroiters Rally For The Preservation Of Traditional Marriage Beliefs

About 50 people gathered at Eliza Howell Park for the event put on by the Michigan Pastors National Coalition for Traditional Marriage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2014

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