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A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling made marriage legal for Jonathan and Gabriel Renteria-Elyea, but it may not have been possible without a cookie sheet left behind in 2007. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Democrats hope the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage will provide momentum for adding LGBT protections to Michigan’s civil rights law. 

Michigan Public Radio Network

Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Mark Hurwitz says the U.S. Supreme Court is not supposed to be a political institution, but he says the justices know how their rulings fit with public opinion.


The Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Washington D.C.) - Crowds gathered as the US Supreme Court prepared to arguments on whether same-sex marriage bans like Michigan’s violate the Constitution. A line of people camped out for several days hoping to get into the historic arguments before the Supreme Court. 

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(Lansing-MPRN) Lawmakers could again consider legislation that would protect faith-based adoption agencies.