Federal judge rules Indiana must recognize out of state same-sex marriages

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed out of state. The lawsuit was filed by one same-sex couple and one woman who sought a protective order against her wife; all plaintiffs were married outside of Indiana. The court considered the question of whether Indiana Code Section 31-11-1-1(b) [text] violated the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment [text]. Chief Judge…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/08/federal-judge-rules-indiana-must-recognize-out-of-state-same-sex-marriages.php

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