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7:39 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Attorney General Bill Schuette Says 300 Gay Marriages in Michigan Now "Void"

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300 same-sex marriages were performed in Michigan after a federal judge's ruling that the state's ban on gay marriage violates the U.S. Constitution
DETROIT, MI -- State Attorney General Bill Schuette argues that the marriages of nearly 300 gay couples in March are now "void" after the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals last week ruled gay marriage bans are legal.
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9:07 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Called "Devestating"

Kalamazoo Pride Festival - file photo
Credit WMUK

The Executive Director of the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center says he was shocked by Thursday's ruling upholding Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.

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7:47 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Kalamazoo Gay Rights Advocates React to Court Ruling

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Ruling is called "disappointing" but the fight continues
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - In 2003, Amy Perricone and Tammy Collins flew to Vermont in order to secure a civil union. At the time, they'd known each other for over 10 years and even raised two children together. "We got together in January of 2003 and did the civil union in October," Collins said.
12:48 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Same-Sex Weddings Would Boost Michigan Economy, Study Finds

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Lifting the ban on gay marriage would bring more than $53 million into Michigan’s economy in just three years.
LANSING, MI - Legalizing gay marriage in Michigan would pump $53.2 million to the state's economy over three years, according to a new study from the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. Researchers, drawing on census data and experiences in other states, estimated that nearly 7,300 Michigan same-sex couples would choose to marry in the first three years if the state's ban was lifted.
5:48 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage in Michigan

Couple exchanges marriage vows in Ann Arbor.
Credit Suzanne Siner

Friday, Aprill 11th, is the Day of Silence, a national event that protests the bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students and their supporters.

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