BREAKING: Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals Issues Temporary Stay On Michigan Case

By |2014-03-22T09:00:00-04:00March 22nd, 2014|Michigan, News|

Couples in Oakland County lining up to be wed early morning March 22.


LANSING – The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, after first signaling it would not intervene in Michigan’s gay marriage case until Tuesday, posted a new order late Saturday imposing a stay in the case until Wednesday.
That means U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman’s Friday order declaring unconstitutional Michigan’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage is temporarily stayed, and clerks will no longer be able to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples before Wednesday at the earliest.
“To allow a more reasoned consideration of the motion to stay, it is ordered that the district court judgment is temporarily stayed until Wednesday,” the 6th Circuit said in an order late Saturday.

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