Same Sex Marriage
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to hear his appeal of lower court decisions declaring unconstitutional Indiana's prohibition on same-sex marriage and its refusal to recognize gay marriages performed elsewhere.
When I heard about Thursday's two federal rulings on the legality of same-sex marriages, Jim and Paul immediately came to mind.
This is the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, striking down the bans on same-sex marriage in Indiana and Wisconsin.
The Times' Robert Blaszkiewicz and Crista Zivanovic discuss legal challenges of marriage equality and Indiana's right-to-work laws, and tourism in Indiana. (8/28/14)
CHICAGO | Munster couple Niki Quasney and Amy Sandler felt positive following a hearing on the state of Indiana’s appeal on a district court decision that invalidated the state’s ban on gay marriage.
MUNSTER | During a rally in Centennial Park Monday afternoon, Porter resident Linda Collins said she was looking forward to shaking the hands of plaintiffs in a groundbreaking lawsuit that challenges Indiana ban on same-sex marriage.
CHICAGO | Indiana's role in a court battle deciding if same sex couples have a constitutional right to marry plays out Tuesday in a small courtroom in downtown Chicago.
CHICAGO | A federal appeals court panel in Chicago is scheduled to hear arguments at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 26 in a lawsuit challenging Indiana's and Wisconsin's bans on same-sex marriage.
Timing is everything. That's as true for politics and public policy as for everything else.
A federal judge struck down Indiana's ban on gay marriage.
The same-sex marriage mill has been busy in Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties. Rural Jasper and Newton County officials still were waiting for their first couples, after a federal judge Wednesday ruled Indiana's ban on same-sex matrimony was unconstitutional.
A solid majority of Americans now support equal treatment for same-sex couples despite religious objections, according to the State of the First Amendment survey released last week by the First Amendment Center.
History was made Wednesday with the first legal marriages of gay and lesbian couples in Lake and Porter counties, just months after the Indiana General Assembly debated a constitutional prohibition against them.
Hours after a federal judge struck down Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage, Highland residents Adam White and Eric Evans rushed into the Lake County clerk's office.
U.S. District Court Chief Judge Richard L. Young's ruling in three federal lawsuits found Indiana's ban against same-sex marriages unconstitutional.
The Times recently reported on a study that finds Indiana’s economy could benefit from millions in sales tax revenues by legal recognition of same-sex marriages. The study found caterers, banquet halls, florists, bakers, and photographers would realize $30.9 million in additional sales.
Same-sex couples married elsewhere but living in Indiana are in a legal limbo that needs to be resolved soon.
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