Police in Michigan are searching for
three men accused of attacking a newlywed lesbian.
After the 28-year-old woman and her
partner married on March 22 in Washtenaw County, she gave a
television interview about her marriage.
The couple was among the roughly 300
who tied the knot in 4 Michigan counties the day after U.S. District
Judge Bernard Friedman ruled the state's ban on gay marriage invalid.
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati suspended
Friedman's decision as the state pursues an appeal, putting the
weddings on hold.
admin says Michigan gay marriages will be recognized.)
the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, The
Detroit News reported that the woman was approached by three
men as she walked through a parking lot of the Roundtree Apartment
complex after she got off a bus in Ypsilanti Township.
“Hey [expletive], are you that [gay
slur] from the news?” one of the men asked, according to police.
The men punched her in the face and
kicked her in the abdomen, then fled on foot.