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Judge Strikes Down Michigan’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Federal Judge Bernard Friedman ruled Friday, two weeks after a trial, against Michigan's gay marriage ban.
Judge Strikes Down Michigan’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban
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Via Liberaland:

This is just the latest in a series of similar decisions.

Federal Judge Bernard Friedman ruled Friday, two weeks after a trial. Two Detroit-area nurses who’ve been partners for eight years claimed the ban violated their rights under the U.S. Constitution…

Nearly 60 percent of state voters in 2004 approved a constitutional amendment that recognizes marriage only as between a man and a woman.

Attorneys for Michigan urged the judge to respect the will of voters. Scholars testifying for Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer said there were no differences between children raised by same-sex couples and t

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