Susan J. Demas: In Michigan, gays may soon be able to marry ... and then get fired

Congratulations may soon be in order for thousands of gay couples in Michigan waiting to get married.

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Appeals Court last month heard arguments on gay marriage bans in Michigan, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky.

That comes after a federal judge in March struck down Michigan's law. More than 300 couples were able to marry before the ruling was put on hold.

While marriage equality forces are optimistic, this isn't a done deal by any means. Two of the three judges are Republican appointees. And the case ultimately may go before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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