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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.
One of the more amazing spectacles in the days after the government shutdown ended was the obsession in Washington with who won and who lost in the showdown. Yes, the capital is focused on next year’s elections, but honestly! There was only one real loser, and that was the American people.
What we’re seeing in Indiana and nationally is a Republican Party that doesn’t recognize it lost the crucial rubber match.
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., joined many fellow congressmen in filing this U.S. Supreme Court brief in support of allowing official prayers at government meetings.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller joined many fellow state attorneys general in filing this U.S. Supreme Court brief in support of allowing official prayers at government meetings.
U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., joined many fellow senators in filing this U.S. Supreme Court brief in support of allowing official prayers at government meetings.
Offering perspective on today's issues
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.
Nathan Fowler, Gary | "I'm not against it. I have friends that are gay. It's the same thing; marriage is marriage, people in love living together."
Jasmin Caraballo, Portage | "I believe it should be allowed. I wouldn't disagree with anyone having a partnership with anyone else."
Joe Schoendecker, Valparaiso | "They should allow it. I don't care who gets married. Doesn't bother me the slightest."
Lila Muldoon, Portage | "I think they should. Everybody has a right to a partner of their choice."
Region views on gay marriage
Jessica Van Wieren, Munster | "No marriage. Keep it where it's been since the begining of time."
Patricia Riner, St. John | "I don't think it's up to the Supreme Court who I marry. Government should stay out of my life."
Region views on gay marriage
Recently, the Supreme Court heard the arguments in the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry. The case stems from the debates of the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8.
The law of the land recognizes the authority of states to license marriage. The majority of states, including Indiana, provide a marriage license only to a man and woman while nine states also allow same-sex couples to receive a license to marry.
Take a minute and imagine if your boss followed you home every day. In fact, he followed you wherever you went when you went off work. You’re sitting at dinner with your family, and there’s your boss standing in the corner watching. You go to the mall on a Saturday, and your boss follows beh…
In October, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that has the potential to profoundly impact the admissions policies of colleges and universities across the nation and alter the plans of thousands of prospective college students.
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