Little Traverse Bay Odawa Indians approve gay marriage

7:34 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Little Traverse Bay Odawa Indians approve gay marriage

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First ceremony to be performed Friday. Tribal sovereignty shields marriages from Michigan's ban on same-sex unions
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Planning a wedding in less than a week doesn't bother either Tim LaCroix or Gene Barfield. Arrangements still undecided -- what to wear and who to call since there is no time to mail invitations -- seem not to bother the couple.