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Successful Michigan Anniversary events both celebrate and create awareness
March 24, 2015 — Events celebrating the one-year anniversary of the temporary freedom to marry in Michigan took place on March 22, remembering the day when 322 same-sex couples were married during a ten-hour window when county courts could legally perform marriages.
One year after “I do.”
March 18, 2015 — Marsha Caspar of Lansing, Michigan, along with her wife Glenna, were the first same-sex couple to legally marry in the state of Michigan. But after Michigan tried to deny recognition of their union, they became the lead plaintiffs in Caspar v. Snyder, the ACLU of Michigan case that secured recognition of the more than 300 couples that legally married during the brief window when marriage was legal in Michigan.
Dow Chemical Calls On The U.S. Supreme Court to Rule in Favor of the Freedom to Marry
March 12, 2015 — The Dow Chemical Company, which is headquartered in Michigan, has joined hundreds of other businesses in signing onto the amicus brief created to urge the Supreme Court to rule in favor of the freedom to marry.