An Accurate Summation of 6th Circuits Ruling Against Equality

The Detroit Free Press accurately paraphrases the 6th Circuit Court’s ruling upholding gay marriage bans in the papers opinion on how wrong the ruling is:

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling on Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban reads as both familiar and terribly disappointing. It says that states have always been able to regulate marriage — chiefly as a means of protecting “offspring.” It says gay couples are entitled to only the lowest level of federal protection against discrimination. And it says their rights are better decided by the public than by the constitutional restraints on government that protect other people’s marriages.

Read the full opinion piece

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