Michigan, USA: Indian Council Legalizes Marriage Equality

Written by scott on March 5th, 2013

MichiganA Native American tribe in Michigan has voted to legalize marriage equality within their borders, The Seattle Times reports:

The Petoskey News-Review reports that the legislative body of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians made the decision Sunday. The tribe is based in Harbor Springs. The 5-4 vote in favor of recognizing same-sex marriage sends the statue to the tribal chairman, who can either sign or veto it. The tribal council would need seven votes to override a veto.

The same tribe considered it last year but didn’t pass it into law.

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