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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Study on Impact of a Constitutional ban on Same-Sex Marriage in Indiana

UnknownIndiana law currently bans same-sex marriage, but in 2011, opponents of same-sex marriage and civil unions passed a proposal to write that ban into the Indiana Constitution.

25 Indiana Law Students investigated the legal consequences that would follow if Indiana wrote a ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions into the state constitution.  Their investigation found that 614 laws would be affected, including probate laws and family laws.  

See Marcia Oddi, Ind. Law-"Opponents of Indiana Ban on Gay Marriage Cite Concerns About Impact on 614 Laws," The Indiana Law Blog, Nov. 27, 2012. 

Special thanks to Brian Cohan (Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Brian J. Cohan, P.C.) for bringing this article to my attention.


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