They had been criminalized until the state's sodomy laws, which applied to both homosexuals and heterosexuals, were invalidated in 2003 by the United States Supreme Court's decision in Lawrence v. On January 23, 2012, a lesbian couple filed a lawsuit, De Boer v. District Judge Bernard Friedman ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
Snyder in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, challenging the state's ban on adoption by same-sex couples in order to jointly adopt their children. Attorney General Bill Schuette filed for an emergency stay of his ruling with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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MSU is currently facing two federal lawsuits alleging Title IX violations.