Citing DOMA, Judge Gives Michigan's Gay Marriage Ban a Trialhttp://news.yahoo.com/citing-doma-judge-gives-michigans-gay-marriage-ban-000411718.html
"plaintiffs are entitled to their day in court and they shall have it.”
and here we go.........
Both Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette are named as defendants in the case. They argued that DeBoer and Rowse cannot demonstrate that Michigan's same-sex marriage ban "lacks a rational relationship to a legitimate state interest." They are also arguing that DeBoer and Rowse "do not possess a fundamental right to marry another individual of the same gender."
Schuette has released the following statement about the ruling,
We are disappointed in Judge Friedman’s decision but we look forward to aggressively defending Michigan’s constitution.
Friedman has set a scheduling conference for Wednesday, July 10 at 3:00 pm, when it is expected a trial date will be set.