Michigan Same Sex Couples Have to Wait on Federal Courts to Overturn Ban
Michigan same sex couples have to wait on federal courts to overturn ban. Voters in Michigan have voted to keep marriage between a man and a woman but courts could strike down those votes.
Governor Rick Snyder is waiting on the what the Federal Appeals Courts has to say about this weekends same sex marriages to see if the State of Michigan will recognize them.
On Friday a Detroit judge kicked the majority vote on same sex marriage and opened the door for couples to tie the knot. Quickly, an appeal was filed and now the waiting game is still going strong.
Genesee County Clerk John Gleason is in the middle of the controversy saying many couples are disappointed after planning their ceremony. Gleason told ABC12,
“A lot of these couples had been together for decades and they thought this was their big opportunity. I still think my thought is that it’s going to become part of our society. I think it’s going to happen.”