traditional marriage http://michiganradio.org en Protesters from both sides descend on Detroit court in landmark gay marriage case http://michiganradio.org/post/protesters-both-sides-descend-detroit-court-landmark-gay-marriage-case <p>Activists on both sides of the marriage equality issue <a href="http://www.freep.com/videonetwork/3255124081001?odyssey=mod|tvideo2|article">protested outside Detroit’s federal courthouse Monday</a>, site of an ongoing court case that will decide the legality of Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban.</p><p>The case involves a Detroit area lesbian couple, Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer. They’re seeking the right to jointly adopt the three children they’ve been raising together.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 16699 at http://michiganradio.org Protesters from both sides descend on Detroit court in landmark gay marriage case Michigan's changing view of gay marriage http://michiganradio.org/post/michigans-changing-view-gay-marriage <p>A new poll shows a majority of Michiganders support gay marriage.</p><p></p><p>8 years ago, 59% of Michigan voters approved a state constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage and civil unions.</p><p></p><p>But Michigan State University researchers say a poll has found 56% of Michiganders are now in favor of gay marriage. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The poll of more than a thousand Michiganders turn place between mid-June and mid-August.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 21:52:42 +0000 Steve Carmody 10028 at http://michiganradio.org