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Detroit Black pastors stand united against same-sex marriage

According to the Christian Post, after 300 marriage licenses had already been issued to same-sex couples in Michigan on Saturday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit struck down the ruling by Federal Judge Bernard Friedman on Friday lifting the band on same-sex marriage.

Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Halted by U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
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Michigan joined 17 other states in the country allowing same-sex marriage on Friday. It was a happy day for many gay couples to finally get documentation for, in some cases, over 20 years of being together.

While the excitement grew over numerous cities in Michigan, opposers of the ban being lifted was brewing for those Christians who believe in the traditional Bible-based marriage model of the one man and one woman union.

The Court of Appeal's stay is temporary until Wednesday.

The very culture and fabric of society is changing day by day, and the gay community seems to be gaining ground. But the Christian community is fighting back.

A few weeks ago, local pastors banned together to bring their voices together in opposition to same-sex marriage.

A press conference was held at First Baptist World Changers International Ministries where Pastor Lennell Caldwell hosted numerous pastors and supporters to speak out for the protection of marriage in its traditional sense.

Pastor Stacy Swimp of Flint led the press conference by reading a statement of the purpose and intention of the conference.

The U.S. Court of Appeals stroked Judge Friedman's ruling for the reason being discriminatory.

The state of Michigan can get ready for a real court battle concerning same-sex marriage.

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