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Marriage amendment will not be on ballot in '14

Marriage amendment will not be on ballot in '14

INDIANAPOLIS | Eight seconds of near silence, followed by the sharp bang of a wooden gavel and the roar of cheers and applause ended Indiana's marriage debate — for now.

February 13, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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House divorces second sentence from marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 52-43 on Monday to delete the controversial second sentence of the marriage amendment, likely restarting the multiyear amendment process and potentially postponing a public vote on the issue until at least 2016.

January 27, 2014 7:45 pm Related
Bosma defends actions advancing marriage amendment

Bosma defends actions advancing marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, has no regrets about his decision to pull the marriage amendment from a House committee where defeat appeared likely and move it to another panel.

January 23, 2014 5:45 pm Related
Experts, public give passionate, conflicting testimony on gay marriage amendment

Experts, public give passionate, conflicting testimony on gay marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | The House Judiciary Committee unexpectedly postponed its vote Monday on whether to approve Indiana's proposed marriage amendment and send it on to the full chamber.

January 13, 2014 3:45 pm

Marriage amendment fight begins in Indiana House

INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage amendment and an unprecedented companion measure aimed at limiting the impact of the broadly worded amendment were filed Thursday in the Indiana House by state Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero. 

January 09, 2014 5:30 pm Related
Fast Indiana legislative session begins with very slow drives

Fast Indiana legislative session begins with very slow drives

INDIANAPOLIS | The 2014 Indiana General Assembly opened for business Tuesday — barely.

January 07, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Fight for justice for all, oppose amendment

GUEST COMMENTARY: Fight for justice for all, oppose amendment

Next week, state lawmakers will gather in Indianapolis to consider a piece of legislation that would destroy Hoosier families and send the message that our state is an unwelcoming place to live, study and work.

January 03, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond, Valpo mayors oppose marriage amendment

Hammond, Valpo mayors oppose marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | The mayors of the most populous cities in Lake and Porter counties declared Tuesday they will fight a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.

December 03, 2013 5:33 pm Photos

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Legislative preview: Lots to do, little time

Legislative preview: Lots to do, little time

The Indianapolis 500 always will be the fastest race in the state, but in even-numbered years the legislative sprint by the Indiana General Assembly runs a close second.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New Indiana legislative session begins Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday for Organization Day, a one-day mostly ceremonial event ahead of the Jan. 7 start to daily meetings of the 2014 legislative session.

November 17, 2013 8:00 pm

Libertarians blast proposed marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | The Libertarian Party has emphatically denounced a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.

November 07, 2013 5:45 pm

2 more universities join fight against marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | Two additional universities have joined Freedom Indiana in seeking to defeat a proposed amendment adding the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.

November 04, 2013 6:41 pm

Indiana University joins foes of marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana University has joined the statewide coalition organized to defeat a pending constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions.

October 28, 2013 1:00 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: Republicans taking big gambles in Indiana, D.C.

DOUG ROSS: Republicans taking big gambles in Indiana, D.C.

Republicans are conservative, right? So why are they taking such big political risks in Congress and the Indiana Statehouse?

October 04, 2013 12:00 am Video
nwi.com Political Roundtable: Special Edition

nwi.com Political Roundtable: Special Edition

In the Sept. 30 edition of the Roundtable, Megan Robertson with Freedom Indiana stopped by The Times to discuss her organization's work to defeat HJR-6, the bill which would ban protections for same-sex couples and their families.

September 30, 2013 5:35 pm

Poll finds most Hoosiers oppose marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | A clear majority of Hoosiers do not want the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions written into the Indiana Constitution, according to a new public opinion poll.

September 24, 2013 10:00 am
'Freedom Indiana' seeks to stop marriage amendment

'Freedom Indiana' seeks to stop marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | A bipartisan coalition of business, civic and social groups have organized under the name "Freedom Indiana" to stop a proposal banning gay marriage and civil unions from being added to the state constitution.

August 21, 2013 2:15 pm Photos

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