Same-Sex Marriages in Michigan

Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that the federal government will recognize the same-sex marriages that were performed in Michigan after the ruling of a federal judge went into effect and before the ruling was stayed, even though Michigan itself will not.  This is consistent with the position previously taken on marriages in Utah, and the general recognition by the federal government that same-sex marriages will be given effect if legal when entered into even if the couple lives in a state that does not recognize same-sex marriages.  DBE

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