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Governor Snyder – Michigan Will not Honor Lawfully Performed and Valid Same-Sex Marriages

Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder issued today a press release announcing that Michigan will not recognize any of the 300 plus same-sex marriages that were performed last weekend. These same-sex marriages were performed after a federal judge declared Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional. Unwilling to accept this decision, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette decided to … Continue Reading

Prohibiting Sexual Orientation Employment Discrimination – Legislative Update

Tomorrow Royal Oak (Michigan) votes on a local ordinance that would prohibit discrimination in housing and employment against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transsexuals. The Royal Oak City Commission passed the ordinance in March, but enough residents signed a petition to keep it from taking effect. If this ordinance is enacted, Royal Oak would join approximately … Continue Reading