Wisconsin & Indiana Marriage Bans Killed


Supporters of gay marriage scored two more victories! Wisconsin and Indiana’s bans on same-sex marriage were ruled unconstitutional Thursday by a US appeals court.

Though a three-judge panel in the Chicago-based 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that both Midwestern marriage bans were unconstitutional, it is not yet clear whether same-sex couples will be able to marry in those states or have their out-of-state marriages recognized. A spokesperson for Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, a Republican, said he would appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court and that the hold on same-sex marriages would remain in effect until all appeals have concluded.

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