The unprecedented ban was championed by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his successor Mayor Bill de Blasio, who vowed to fight a lower court’s decision to overturn it while campaigning last year.
Of the 14 counties in northeast Indiana, 11 are issuing licenses and three have yet to do so.
Hundreds of gay couples lined up at courthouses across the state Wednesday for marriage licenses and impromptu weddings, however the state moved swiftly to halt those weddings.
A U.S. Transportation Department study found speeding is a factor in more than one-third of work-zone fatalities. Last year, work zone crashes killed 13 people in Indiana, up from eight the year before.
Three dozen people were transported to the hospital and as many as 50 others were treated or evaluated at the scene during a an electronic dance music show in Boston featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii.
The clerk’s office says it issued more than 200 marriage licenses to gay couples Wednesday and the office remained open more than six hours past its normal closing time to handle the influx of gay couples seeking marriage licenses.
A local attorney said he expected married same-sex couples to start receiving the same benefits that traditional married couples receive, now that same-sex couples are able to get married in Indiana.
A Republican council member and Democratic candidate for state representative support a federal judge’s decision to strike down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Police say several people in a car went around throwing rocks at other drivers on the road Monday: knocking out windows, and sending one man to the hospital.
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Some counties say they need to update forms that require a male applicant and a female applicant for a marriage license.
Senator Long believes chaos is being created by lower federal court rulings in regards to state marriage laws. He issued the following statement regarding his desire to have the US Supreme Court act:
The president of Indiana Equality Action and his partner of 16 years, 40-year-old Robert Owens, were wed Wednesday by Marion County Clerk Beth White.
NewsChannel 15 spoke to the first couple to apply for a license at the Allen County Courthouse. The two were married shortly afterwards.
The attorney general’s office had argued the ban should be left intact. Attorneys for the state argued that the Legislature has legal authority to determine how marriage is defined within Indiana’s borders.