Prominent Republicans Support Eliminating Michigan's Ban on Gay Marriage

7:03 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Prominent Republicans Support Eliminating Michigan's Ban on Gay Marriage

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Former Congressman and state lawmaker Joe Schwarz of Battle Creek is among those who have signed amicus brief
LANSING - A brief signed by 25 leading Republicans is among 31 briefs filed Monday supporting throwing out Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage. The group of former lawmakers and staffers say in their brief that they "generally believe that while government should play a limited role in the lives of Americans, it must act when individual liberties are at stake.