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Appeals court strikes down Indiana gay marriage ban

Appeals court strikes down Indiana gay marriage ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's prohibition on gay marriage and refusal to recognize gay marriages performed in Illinois and elsewhere violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Whistling in the dark

August 16, 2014 12:00 am
Union suing to block Indiana right-to-work law

Union suing to block Indiana right-to-work law

Union members are asking a federal judge to block Indiana's new right-to-work law. International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 filed a suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Hammond claiming the right-to-work law violates the federal and state constitutions.

February 22, 2012 6:15 pm Related

Ken Burns recounts 'Prohibition' in latest documentary

Ken Burns knows a good story when he sees one, and his latest PBS epic, "Prohibition," certainly contains all the elements for a highly intoxicating yarn.

October 02, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Indiana redistricting repeats power grab

The inevitable has happened. The majority party has drawn nonsensical lines on the state map of Indiana to draw 100 Indiana House, 50 Indiana Senate and nine congressional districts.

April 23, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Move forward with plan to join finance offices

Illinois Senate's unanimous passage of a constitutional amendment to merge the offices of treasurer and comptroller is a good sign — but don't get your hopes up yet.

April 16, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: 'Not welcome' sign for Indiana

Forty-six years ago, Indiana lawmakers repealed a state law banning interracial marriage, just two years before the U.S. Supreme Court declared such laws unconstitutional. On Tuesday, the Indiana House began the process of prohibiting marriage for same-sex couples, throwing in a ban on civil…

February 26, 2011 12:00 am

Indiana Court of Appeals OKs search of locked glove box in traffic stop

INDIANAPOLIS | A police officer is constitutionally authorized to open and search a locked glove box inside a vehicle without a warrant following a traffic stop, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

November 10, 2010 12:00 am

Reaction to overturning of Calif gay marriage ban

Quotes in reaction to a federal judge overturning California's gay marriage ban Wednesday:

August 04, 2010 6:21 pm
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