Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Michigan on Friday ruled the state’s 2004 ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, the Detroit Free Press reported:

In his ruling, Senior United States District Judge Bernard A. Friedman wrote that the ban violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Friedman’s ruling makes Michigan the 18th state plus Washington D.C. to allow same-sex marriage.

You can read the ruling, uploaded by the Detroit News, here.

This post was updated.

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