Mich. Democrats’ reception heralds Hazel Park couple


Washington — Members of Michigan’s Democratic congressional delegation and supporters of April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse greeted the Hazel Park nurses with thunderous applause Tuesday afternoon at a reception on Capitol Hill following oral arguments in their historic Supreme Court gay-marriage case.

“Aren’t you proud of these wonderful women for their incredible courage?” U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow said, drawing another round of applause.

“We’re here to celebrate a very important moment for our country, and we’re proud that Michigan is taking the lead.”  Read More