Indiana Judge Ends State Ban on Gay Marriage

Ruling immediately allows gay couples to get married

   

Indiana just became the latest state to lift its ban on gay marriage.

NewLetters Indiana Judge Ends State Ban on Gay MarriageU.S. District Judge Richard Young issued a ruling that allows same-sex couple to get married.”Same-sex couples, who would otherwise qualify to marry in Indiana, have the right to marry in Indiana,” he wrote.

“These couples, when gender and sexual orientation are taken away, are in all respects like the family down the street,” Young added. “The Constitution demands that we treat them as such.”

Gay couples were able to get marriage licenses about an hour after the ruling which says that the state law violated the U.S. Constitution’s equal-protection clause. The Indiana attorney general’s office will appeal the ruling.

More Gay Marriage News:

Want to share your own views on money and politics? Drop us a line at letters@investorplace.com and we might reprint your views in our InvestorPolitics blog! Please include your name, city and state of residence. All letters submitted to this address will be considered for publication.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/indiana-gay-marriage/.

©2014 InvestorPlace Media, LLC

Comments are currently unavailable. Please check back soon.