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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder won't appeal ruling on same-sex marriage
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder won't appeal ruling on same-sex marriage

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday that he would not appeal a federal court ruling on same sex marriage, a move that clears the way for nearly 300 gay and lesbian couples to wed in the state. Snyder, a Republican, said the state would follow the law and "extend state marriage benefits to those couples." "This is an issue that has been divisive across our country," Snyder said, and noted the importance of the U.S. Supreme Court's expected decision this year on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage involving four cases, one each from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. "Our nation's highest court will decide this...

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