Defending the family

Indiana's gay marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette reports:

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday issued a lightning-fast ruling finding Indiana's gay marriage ban unconstitutional.

It came just nine days after the Indiana and Wisconsin cases were argued before the three-judge panel.

"The challenged laws discriminate against a minority defined by an immutable characteristic, and the only rationale that the states put forth with any conviction - that same-sex couples and their children don't need marriage because same-sex couples can't produce children, intended or unintended - is so full of holes that it cannot be taken seriously," the ruling said.

Attorney General Greg Zoeller is expected to appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court of the United States.

http://journalgazette.net/article/20140904/LOCAL06/140909729

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