2nd April 2015
Michigan governor says he will veto ‘religious freedom’ bill 7
4:21 PM — Governor Rick Snyder has said he will veto the Religious Freedom Restoration Act if it is presented to him.
15th November 2014
US: Governor of Michigan trying to void 300 same-sex marriages, claims they ‘never existed’ 127
6:03 PM — The Governor of Michigan is trying to void the marriages of more than 300 same-sex couples, who wed while marriage equality was briefly legal in the state.
30th May 2014
US: Human rights group seeks recognition of gay marriages in Michigan
1:29 AM — The American Civil Liberties Union in the state of Michigan has filed asking a judge to recognise marriages performed before an injunction was issued.
26th April 2014
US: Michigan state representative quits GOP over party’s opposition to gay rights 3
2:18 PM — A former state Representative in Michigan has quit the Republican party, in protest at its opposition to gay rights.
8th April 2014
US: City commissioner calls on Michigan to cease appeal to keep same-sex marriage ban 2
5:18 PM — A city commissioner in the US state of Michigan has called on the state's attorney general and governor to cease their appeal of a decision to strike-down a same-sex marriage ban in the state.
27th March 2014
Michigan equality lawyer: Decision not to recognise marriages is ‘head-spinning’
6:22 PM — One of the lawyers who helped strike down Michigan's marriage ban has described the decision to not recognise same-sex marriages conducted last weekend as 'head spinning' and difficult to defend.
Michigan human rights group considers legal action over 300 gay married couples in legal limbo
12:40 PM — A leading human rights group has said it is considering taking legal action on behalf of 300+ gay and lesbian married couples now in legal limbo in the state.
26th March 2014
Michigan same-sex marriages ‘were legal’ but won’t be recognised, confirms Governor 6
6:23 PM — After a period of deliberation, the Governor of the US state of Michigan has confirmed that the marriages between 300+ same-sex couples were "legal and valid", but that the state would not recognise those couples as married.
Michigan Governor to decide ‘soon’ on legal status of gay married couples 1
4:43 PM — The Governor of the US state of Michigan has said he will decide soon on whether 300+ gay couples who married in the state on Saturday will be recognised by the state.
25th March 2014
Michigan Governor to follow any court ruling on same-sex marriage 3
3:48 PM — The Republican Governor of the US state of Michigan has said he will follow a ruling in either direction on same-sex marriage in the state.