Appeals Court Issues Stay, Michigan's Gay Marriage Ban Back in Effect

5:24 pm
Sat March 22, 2014

Appeals Court Issues Stay, Michigan's Gay Marriage Ban Back in Effect

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Stay comes after a day of same-sex couples being married in four counties around Michigan
DETROIT, MI -- An appeals court has issued a stay of U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman's Friday ruling that called Michigan's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. Hundreds of same-sex couples rushed to get married in four Michigan counties where clerks were accepting marriage license applications in special weekend hours Saturday.