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April DeBoer, left, and Jayne Rowse, and pose at their home in Hazel Park, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The lesbian couple’s desire to adopt each other’s children has grown into a potentially ground-breaking challenge to Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage. The two Detroit-area nurses filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. But at the judge’s invitation, the case has taken an extraordinary turn and now will test the legality of a 2004 constitutional amendment that says only marriage of a man and woman is recognized in Michigan. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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