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      Woman says attack was linked to same-sex marriage

      A southeastern Michigan woman says three men attacked her after recognizing her from news reports about same-sex marriage.

      The Ann Arbor News, Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News report that the sheriff's department says the incident occurred Monday after the woman got off a bus in Washtenaw County's Ypsilanti Township.

      The department says she told investigators that the men expressed anti-gay slurs and punched and kicked her.

      The woman was married to her female partner March 22 during a brief window when Michigan's gay marriage ban was struck down and same-sex marriage was allowed. A federal court has suspended that decision.

      The sheriff's department asks anyone with information about the attack to call 734-973-7711.