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Munster couple shouldn't have to fight state law

Kudos to the gay Munster couple who recently won a temporary restraining order to have their marriage recognized in Indiana.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am

Krueger's assertions are easily turned against him

In response to Herman Krueger, a number of questions come to mind. To say the only reason same sex couples want to get married is for tax benefits begs the question: Is that the only reason you married your wife?

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
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April 10, 2014 12:00 am
Democrat Martin O'Malley, Maryland Gov.

Democrat Martin O'Malley, Maryland Gov.

"No one ever goes down this road, I would hope, without giving it a lot of consideration and a lot of preparation and a lot of thought work, and so that's what I'm doing." — February.

April 07, 2014 12:24 pm
Republican Chris Christie, New Jersey Gov.

Republican Chris Christie, New Jersey Gov.

"I am enormously flattered that folks would talk about me in my party as someone who they think could be a candidate for president. But I am absolutely in — nowhere near that consideration process." — Jan. 9 news conference addressing the scandal over Fort Lee, N.J., traffic tie-ups.

April 07, 2014 2:17 am
Democrat Andrew Cuomo, New York Gov.

Democrat Andrew Cuomo, New York Gov.

"I'm sorry, I'm losing you. We have a technical difficulty. I'm running for governor of the state of New York." — Seeming not to hear a question about his presidential intentions. February, Fox Business Network.

April 07, 2014 2:08 am
Federal judge to hear Munster couple's marriage request

Federal judge to hear Munster couple's marriage request

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.

April 05, 2014 3:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Reader has questions about Elizabeth Taylor's Burton marriage

OFFBEAT: Reader has questions about Elizabeth Taylor's Burton marriage

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Judge shouldn't decide to speed up state law

As a result of the irresponsible judicial decision in Cook County which usurps the proper legislative process, some county clerks are now issuing same-sex marriage licenses across Illinois.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Munster, Chesterton couples challenge Indiana gay marriage ban

Munster, Chesterton couples challenge Indiana gay marriage ban

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.

March 13, 2014 6:30 pm Related
EDITORIAL: Let courts rule on same-sex marriage

EDITORIAL: Let courts rule on same-sex marriage

The Love v. Pence lawsuit filed last week in federal court in New Albany asks the federal judge to overturn Indiana's Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a male and a female.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Related

Gay marriage issue is about tax implications

All taxpayers should realize the reason homosexuals want legal marriage rights is so all taxpayers can help pay for their lifestyle. 

March 11, 2014 12:00 am

Civil rights should never be subject to a vote

In response to Walter Dougherty, civil marriage is a contract between two consenting adults sanctioned by the state.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am
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Sen. Mike Delph turned against the GOP leadership in the Indiana Senate over the watered-down marriage amendment.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am
Senate sends revised marriage amendment to next General Assembly

Senate sends revised marriage amendment to next General Assembly

INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage debate at the Statehouse is over — for 10 months at least.

February 17, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Marriage law left standing at alter

It's good that the proposed constitutional amendment on same-sex marriage won't be on the ballot in Indiana this November. Decoupling the two successive resolutions needed for a referendum on the amendment, by altering the wording, saw to that.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana senator takes on foes in bizarre Twitter rant

Indiana senator takes on foes in bizarre Twitter rant

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, has promised "an announcement Monday morning you won't want to miss," following an epic, two-day Twitter rant where he condemned weak Republican leadership, gay-marriage supporters, liberal Christian ministers and activist judges.

February 14, 2014 11:15 am Related
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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Marriage amendment set for Senate showdown

INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage amendment debate could effectively be concluded as soon as Thursday after Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, kept his word and advanced House Joint Resolution 3 out of the Senate Rules Committee on Monday with no changes.

February 10, 2014 6:45 pm

Will self-righteous leaders ban left-handedness?

I wonder: If Indiana political leaders are successful in changing our constitution to prohibit same-sex marriage, will we left-handers be next — i.e., will those of us who are genetically different be prohibited from wedding other left-handed loved ones?

February 07, 2014 12:00 am
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