Federal Appeals Court Suspends Same-Sex Marriage In Michigan
A temporary stay has been issued on same-sex marriages in Michigan, halting marriages, which began Saturday in the state following the strike down Michigan's same-sex marriage ban.
The U.S. Appeals Court for the Sixth Circuit has issued a temporary stay on Michigan's gay marriage case until Wednesday.
“To allow a more reasoned consideration of the motion to stay, it is ordered that the district court’s judgment is temporarily stayed until Wednesday,” the order read.
Earlier Saturday, the appeals court issued a one-page order directing the attorneys for the same sex couple who had sought to get married to respond to Attorney General Bill Schuette's request for an emergency stay by noon Tuesday.