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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.

September 04, 2014 6:05 pm Photos


Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans

Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans

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…

August 26, 2014 3:54 pm
Rush to be first woman to lead Indiana Supreme Court

Rush to be first woman to lead Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | Two years after becoming just the second female ever to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court, Justice Loretta Rush is now its leader.

August 06, 2014 3:15 pm Photos


A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Confidence needs a fix

April 14, 2012 12:00 am

A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Not every daycare is created equal

March 24, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Reduce government, but not this way

With nearly 7,000 units of local government, there is certainly room for consolidation — if not elimination — of many of those districts in Illinois.

May 14, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Legislature needs to keep its promise

Few taxpayers can forget the lame-duck General Assembly increased the income tax rate by 2 percentage points in January.

April 23, 2011 12:00 am

Judge overturns Calif. gay marriage ban, 8th Ld-Writethru, US

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge overturned California's gay-marriage ban Wednesday in a landmark case that could eventually force the U.S. Supreme Court to confront the question of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed.

August 04, 2010 6:41 pm

Special Senate election up for discussion

CHICAGO | Illinois voters likely will vote twice on Election Day to fill President Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat, and his replacement, Sen. Roland Burris, indicated Monday he wants a shot at the ballot.

July 27, 2010 12:00 am

GOP Sen. Lugar to support Kagan for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON | Republican Sen. Richard Lugar says he'll vote to confirm Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court justice.

July 21, 2010 2:02 pm

New Ind. Supreme Court justice will be IU grad

INDIANAPOLIS | The committee that will select the three finalists to become the first new state Supreme Court justice in more than a decade is picking among nine candidates who are mostly from the Indianapolis area and all graduates of Indiana University's two law schools.

July 14, 2010 12:00 am

On Day 2, Kagan deploys humor and the artful dodge

WASHINGTON | She cracked wise. She waxed sentimental. And she employed the artful dodge liberally.

June 29, 2010 2:00 pm
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