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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

IN Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down

From USA Today:

INDIANAPOLIS — A federal district judge struck down Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday, saying the law violates the equal protection clause of the Constitution.

Judge Richard Young did not issue a stay on his ruling, so couples were able to marry immediately.

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

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