Let Hoosiers vote on constitutional amendment

2014-02-21T00:00:00Z Let Hoosiers vote on constitutional amendment nwitimes.com
February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Let Hoosiers decide the marriage amendment, not activist judges!

Since 2013, nine states have been challenged who have current laws to protect marriage between one man and one woman.

In January 2014, President Brian Brown of National Organization for Marriage said this regarding Utah's challenge, "Activist judges now feel no qualms in simply putting forward their opinion as the law. The judges' actions are an affront to the rule of law and the sovereign rights of the people of Utah."

These present challenges to current laws prove that a law isn't enough. It is essential Indiana add this constitutional amendment, “Only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Indiana. A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized."

We deserve to vote on this issue.

- Walter Dougherty, Valparaiso

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