Court Stays Marriage Ban Overturn

    Duane Gholston holds his sign in support of same-sex marriage outside the Federal Court House following closing-arguments for plaintiffs April Deboer and her partner Jayne Rowse on their trial that could overturn Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage in Detroit, Michigan March 7, 2014.   REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW) - RTR3G6C7

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    A federal appeals court on Saturday stayed a judge's order from Friday that allowed gay couples to begin marrying in Michigan. The previous ruling declared that Michigan's ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional, and gay couple rushed to a small number of county clerks' offices that had stayed open Saturday to grant the first marriage licenses to gay couples in the state. The Six Circuit court of appeals in Cincinnati said it needed more time to consider the judge's annulment of the marriage ban.

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