MONDAY KICKSTARTER: A Play-by-Play of Michigan’s Whirlwind Marriage Equality Weekend
One of the first gay marriages took place in Muskegon Co.
SEQUENCE OF EVENTS IN MICHIGAN
- Federal judge strikes down Michigan ban on same-sex marriage!
- (Reagan picked judge who threw out Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.)
- Michigan AG calls for immediate freeze on ruling striking down Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.
- But before that decision’s made, Michigan counties begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
- Michigan’s first gay marriage takes place.
- Here’s video of that and some of the other Michigan gay marriages.
- The Federal Court decided to suspend gay marriages in Michigan, at least until an appeals court makes decision Wednesday.
- They better hurry up. In that short time, more than 300 same-sex marriage licenses were issued.
- We’ve got our fingers crossed.
- Speaking to supporters of the HRC, Vice President Joe Biden calls on Congress to pass LGBT protection bill ENDA.
- Fred Phelps’ son issues moving, pro-LGBT statement following the death of his father.
NEW YORK PRIDE
- NYC Pride agreed to allow hate group The Catholic Group to march in this year’s parade, but it backed out after being told organizers would have to attend a “gay training session.”
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