same sex marriage
Crowds gathered outside the State Capitol in Lansing on Monday as demonstrators showed support at a candlelight vigil for the approval of same-sex marriage in the state, as could be decided on by the Supreme Court.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday for challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage.
As recently as October, just over one-third of the states permitted same-sex marriage.
A mid-Michigan lawmaker is being criticized on social media after he “alerted” his followers to the promotion of a gay journalist at a Michigan newspaper.
What started as a petition by a lesbian couple from metro Detroit could end up changing the course of American history.
“The judge has determined that same-sex couples were legally married on that day,” the governor said.
“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.”
Exciting, thrilled and overwhelming are the words used by April Deboer and Jayne Rowse as they described how they feel, knowing the country’s highest court will decide the gay marriage issue that they helped propel.
The justices said Friday they will review an appellate ruling that upheld bans on same-sex unions in four states.
“With over 35 states permitting same sex marriage, it strengthens the argument for the proponents…”