Indiana Finds Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
The Human Rights Campaign blog has the crucial details…
Today U.S. District Court Judge Richard L. Young ruled against Indiana’s statute banning marriage equality, making the Hoosier State the latest to see such a ban struck down in court since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its historic marriage rulings last June. In Baskin v. Bogan, Lambda Legal and local private counsel sued the state on behalf of same-sex couples who argue that Indiana’s ban on marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution.
Indy Star has details on Indiana’s first wedded gay couple…
Craig Bowen and Jake Miller were the first couple to get their marriage license and be married in Indianapolis.
Jake Miller and Craig Bowen plan to celebrate their marriage with a champagne toast this afternoon. The couple met eight years ago through a mutual friend, Bowen said gazing at Miller.
“Our parents don’t know yet, so they might be a little mad at us,” Miller said with a chuckle. “I sent Craig a text and said ‘Hey do you want to get married today?”
Fox 59 WXIN Indianapolis has a photo of the happy couple!