ACLU of Michigan http://wemu.org en Gay Michigan Couple Hopes To Force State To Recognize Their Marriage http://wemu.org/post/gay-michigan-couple-hopes-force-state-recognize-their-marriage <p><strong>Gay couple trying to force state to recognize their marriage, "for our 13 kids"</strong></p><p><br />The ACLU of Michigan is suing the state to force it to recognize the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples who got married last month.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:48:24 +0000 Jake Neher & Rick Pluta 44383 at http://wemu.org Gay Michigan Couple Hopes To Force State To Recognize Their Marriage ACLU Sues State Over Same-Sex Marriages http://wemu.org/post/aclu-sues-state-over-same-sex-marriages <p>The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a judge to force the state of Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in March.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The ACLU filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of couples who say their constitutional rights are being violated by Gov. Rick Snyder. He won't recognize the marriages for the purpose of benefits until federal courts decide the status of Michigan's ban on gay marriage.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:34:37 +0000 Bob Eccles, Rose Carver & Associated Press 44382 at http://wemu.org ACLU Sues State Over Same-Sex Marriages