The June 26 edition of the Roundtable discusses the ruling striking down Indiana's ban on gay marriage, the cancellation of the air show at Fair Oaks Farms and a compromise between Porter County and Porter Regional Hospital on their tax assessment.
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 federal judge ruled Indiana's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, allowing couples to visit the Lake County Clerk's office for marriage licenses and to get married.
CHICAGO | After weeks of focusing on Illinois' mammoth financial problems, the governor's race turned to the issue of same-sex marriage Monday as gay couples took vows under the state's new law.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's economy would grow by nearly $40 million over three years and the state would reap an extra $2.7 million in sales tax revenue if marriage between same-sex couples was legalized, a new study found.
MUNSTER | A Munster woman is asking a federal judge to compel the state to recognize her as a married woman before she dies.
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.
Sometimes failure creates the perfect opportunity to get back to one's roots — to discard the distractions of ill-advised ventures.
NEW YORK | The glitch-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was the top news story of 2013, followed by the Boston Marathon bombing and the dramatic papal changeover at the Vatican, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso City Council on Monday voiced its opposition to submitting a proposed gay marriage ban amendment to a statewide vote in the fall.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state law limiting marriage to opposite-gender partners cannot be used to invalidate a marriage if one partner later changes his or her gender identity, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
Indiana’s Libertarian Party chair, Dan Drexler, announced opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment that would prevent Indiana from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. But the libertarian reason he gave for his position would not seem to support his opposition to the amendment.
The teenage generation is usually generalized as more liberal, or just more accepting, than the preceding generations.
Hammond Councilman Bill Emerson persuaded his colleagues to pass a resolution that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity. If you think that sounds like a no-brainer, think again.
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The marriage amendment debate is sure to become a fight both inside and outside the Indiana statehouse.
When critical comments were deleted from Gov. Mike Pence's Facebook page, the furor generated an apology from the governor.
Why is it that some Indiana Republicans think the state ought to be the cradle of conservatism?
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage, specifically the federal Defense of Marriage Act, and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's response raise complicated questions.
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