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Highlights From The DeBoer And Rowse Press Conference

Saturday, March 22, 2014




April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse held a press conference at Affirmations, an LGBT community center in Ferndale, on Friday. DeBoer and Rowse have been together for eight years, raising three adopted children. The could not jointly-adopt them due to the ban on same-sex marriages in Michigan. So they filed a lawsuit claiming this was unconstitutional. On Friday, Federal judge Bernard Friedman ruled that it was in fact unconstitutional. Here are three snippets from the presser (which you can hear in its entirety here):

Jayne Rowse thanks an emotional crowd





DeBoer and Rowse Aren't Ready To Get Their Marriage License Just Yet





DeBoer's and Rowse's Attorney Says Questions Still Unanswered




For the latest coverage of this ruling go here.