The act allowing health benefits for state workers' partners in Michigan was not repealed by the republicans in the House.
One of both teenager was condemned to 5 years of prison.
Chrissy Lee Polis had been attacked by Teonna Monae Brown, 19, and her accomplice, 14.
Brown was condemned to ten years in jail with five years suspended, plus three years of supervised probation and her accomplice, 14, were not judged because of her age but are held in a juvenile detention facility.
The judge John Grason Turnbull II called this an « absolutely outrageous behaviour ».
The employee who had filmed the scene without intervening was fired.
Michigan could become the less LGBT-friendly state if a bill preventing employers to give benefits to anyone not married or related to an employee.