same sex marriage
The judge must decide if there is a rational public interest in restricting marriage to a man and a woman.
A judge is hearing final arguments in a challenge to Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage, which was approved by voters in 2004.
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
The judge must determine whether there’s a rational public interest in restricting marriage to a man and a woman in Michigan.
A Stanford University professor will return to the witness stand Wednesday in a trial testing Michigan’s ban on gay marriage
Should the gay marriage ban be overturned?
State Attorney General Bill Schuette states that the ban is to ensure that relations benefit, rather than harm, society and threatens to appeal if the ban is overturned.
A federal judge could overturn a ban on gay marriage approved by Michigan voters in 2004.
A federal judge is considering a U.S. constitutional challenge to a voter-approved 2004 amendment to the Michigan Constitution that ban’s same sex marriages.
U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman may throw out the law Wednesday after hearing arguments in his Detroit courtroom.