ASSOCIATED PRESS — Attorney general says marriage amendment bars same-sex benefits

“Gary Glenn, president of the Midland-based American Family Association of Michigan, welcomed the attorney general’s opinion. ‘This validates what we were saying before and after the election,’ Glenn said. ‘I don’t think there’s any question the majority of Michigan taxpayers will be strongly supportive of the attorney general’s opinion.'”
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Eastern Michigan University Should Cancel Tuition Break for Homosexual "Partnerships"

AG Opinion: public employers cannot offer benefits based on homosexual relationships

YPSILANTI, Mi. — Michigan’s constitution “prohibits state and local governmental entities from conferring benefits on their employees on the basis of a ‘domestic partner’ agreement,” Attorney General Mike Cox wrote Wednesday in an official legal opinion.

A statewide family values group Wednesday said Eastern Michigan University should immediately comply with the opinion by ending its half-off tuition policy for students involved in such homosexual “partnerships” with university employees, as well as other spousal-type benefits provided on the basis of such relationships.

“EMU administrators are not above the law, and evidence continues to mount that their half-off tuition policy clearly violates our state constitution as amended by the people of Michigan,” Gary Glenn, president of the American Family Association of Michigan said. “In light of the attorney general’s official legal opinion, EMU officials should immediately stop violating our state constitution and stop forcing Michigan taxpayers to subsidize and financially reward homosexual behavior.”
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