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Monday, April 23, 2018

Michigan Governor Says Gay Marriages Are Legal, But Won’t Be Recognized

By Kathleen Gray, Paul Egan and Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press  LANSING, Mich. — It was the ultimate split decision when Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday that the nearly 300 same-sex marriages performed on Saturday are legal but won’t be recognized by the state because of a stay put on the judicial decision that Michigan’s ban […]

March 27, 2014

The Look of Love

As a Midwesterner who likes to brag about our heartland ways, it’s rare for me to envy New Yorkers. This week, though, I’m as green as summer clover at the sight of all those beautiful same-sex couples exchanging vows in New York. How I wish every state valued marriage this much. Online photo galleries told […]

July 27, 2011

U.S. and International Community Officially Recognize Libyan Rebels

ISTANBUL (AP) — The United States and more than 30 other nations on Friday formally recognized Libya’s main opposition group as the country’s legitimate government, giving the rebel movement a major boost. The decision, which declared Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s regime no longer legitimate, gives his foes greater credibility and will potentially free up billions […]

July 15, 2011