April and Jayne: We're just going to be a family like everybody else

The Jim Toy Community Center in Ann Arbor erupted in cheers Friday morning as the Supreme Court handed down their historical gay marriage ruling. 

That's where April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse were when they heard the justices ruled same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states. 

VIDEO: Watch live as the women hold a press conference, which is expected to begin at noon. 
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The fight for marriage equality in Michigan began by the Hazel Park because they couldn't jointly adopt each other's children. All they say they've ever wanted is for their children to have two legal parents.  

The women initially sued the governor and the state attorney general because of Michigan's restriction on joint adoptions by people who are not allowed to marry.  However, attorneys with the state called the efforts by the plaintiffs an end run around the state law and suggested they instead challenge the state's definition of marriage. 

When asked what they wanted to say to the Supreme Court after today's ruling, all they wanted to say was 'thank you'. 

"Thank you for understanding that this was a discriminatory case, and that our rights were violated. Our kids' rights were violated, and to affirm that we are just going to be a family just like everybody else," Jayne Rowse told the media. 
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