The determination has not been published and the judge has not been named as the tribunal is not a court of record. You do not need to dress a certain way, carry yourself a certain way or look a certain way to be homosexual. The only thing that makes a person gay is if they are attracted to someone of the same gender. That tribunal said last week that the first judge had been wrong and sent the case back to be started afresh.
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A Grand Rapids federal judge has halted a new state policy that bans state contracts with foster and adoption agencies that refuse to work with gay couples. District Judge Robert Jonker wrote in his Thursday opinion. The opinion comes none too soon for St. Vincent, whose contract for adoption services with the state expires on Monday. Shortly after taking office, Nessel agreed to change state policy so contracts with agencies that refused to work with gay couples would be terminated. Vincent must choose between its traditional religious belief, and the privilege of continuing to place children with foster and adoptive parents of all types," Jonker wrote. Nessel tweeted late Thursday in response to the development: "Now and forever I will fight to support the constitutional precepts of separation of church and state and equal protection under the law for all Michigan residents and all Americans.
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A judge in Louisiana on Wednesday delivered the first federal ruling against same-sex marriage rights since key portions of the Defense of Marriage Act were struck down by the supreme court in The ruling breaks a string of 21 court victories for the gay rights movement, since the Doma decision. Declaring Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage constitutional, Judge Martin LC Feldman ruled that the state had a "legitimate interest under a rational basis", for "addressing the meaning of marriage through the democratic process".