Ruling striking down Michigan gay marriage ban put on temporary hold

Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:44pm EDT

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(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Saturday placed a temporary hold on a federal judge's ruling that struck down Michigan's ban on gay marriage that was adopted by voters in 2004.

"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, March 26, 2014," stated the ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis)

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Karl.H.S wrote:
In certain States voted a ban on woman or blacks voting would quite likely pass………. Just because the majority votes(and the older generation ALWAYS votes more than the younger) for something doesn’t mean that it is right.
If a state within the US voted that slavery was fine and dandy…….

Obviously using extremes, however 50 40 30 years ago….. Times change. And things we once thought were …Obnoxious, become commonplace.
OMG a woman showed her calf in a movie! OMG Someone swore on public TV!……. OMG that horrible rock and roll!…………

Times change and it is always the older generation that tries to resist change from the younger. Yet the older generation always seem to forget that they themselves were once the younger generation that were resisting their elders………….

I wish people were a little bit more prone to introspection.

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