Ann Arbor City Council To Consider Resolution Urging State Drop Appeals To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
Ann Arbor City Council is set to ask state officials to drop appeals to the court ruling that briefly allowed same-sex marriages to take place. Council tonight will consider a resolution urging Governor Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette to suspend efforts to contest Judge Bernard Friedman’s ruling.
74 Washtenaw County same-sex couples wed the day following Friedman’s ruling. About 300 same-sex couples across the state married, but Michigan isn’t recognizing their marriages.
Ypsilanti City Council has already passed a similar resolution.
— Andrew Cluley is the Ann Arbor beat reporter, and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him firstname.lastname@example.org.