WASHINGTON | Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage right now.
FILE - In this July 31, 2014 file photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen in her chambers in at the Supreme Court in Washington. The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some parts of the United States would be for the Supreme Court to surprise everyone an…
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INDIANAPOLIS | The trustees of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute have decided to stick by a plan that withholds $1.2 million in domestic violence prevention funds from private agencies until they submit spending plans.
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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.
CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor in an effort to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies, a strategy that is raising concern among Catholic health care systems.
Supporters of gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana attend a rally at the federal plaza Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Chicago. The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling. Each cas…
EVANSVILLE, Ind. | A federal judge has set a hearing in the case of a Munster couple seeking to compel Indiana to recognize their legal same-sex marriage before one of the women, who is stricken with cancer, dies.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana couples have joined a new legal challenge to Indiana's ban on same-sex marriages in a lawsuit filed by a national gay rights group.
INDIANAPOLIS | The House Judiciary Committee has delayed a vote on a proposal to amend Indiana's constitution to ban gay marriage.
Kevin and Judy pose for a photo outside their home in Sterling, Ill. Along with the celebration of their 40th anniversary, the Healds also are celebrating being debt free and owning their home.
Kevin Heald holds a photo in Sterling, Ill., from his wedding day 40 years ago to his wife Judy along with their maid of honor and best man.
STERLING | On Feb. 3, 2012, Kevin Heald had 11 cents in his checking account, but that didn't deter him from planning his wedding anniversary.
WASHINGTON | Two freshman Democratic senators from conservative states — Joe Donnelly, of Indiana, and Heidi Heitkamp, of North Dakota — have joined the growing chorus of lawmakers who say they support gay marriage.
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CHICAGO | Twenty-five Illinois couples were prepared for a long legal fight when they joined lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. Turns out they won't get one — at least not from the attorneys who normally would be responsible for defending the state's laws.
Is your marriage more like a roller coaster ride than a cozy love relationship? The truth is, most couples have their share of extreme tension.
INDIANAPOLIS | A secular humanist group claims in a federal lawsuit that Indiana's marriage law is unconstitutional because it doesn't allow people who aren't ministers or government officials to preside at marriages.
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