US: Wisconsin and Indiana same-sex marriage bans ruled unconstitutional
A three-judge panel has unanimously ruled that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals made the 3-0 decision Thursday.
In the decision, Judge Richard Posner called the cases “straightforward to decide.”
Posner said that lawyers defending the ban who argued that same-sex marriage isn’t needed for families because same-sex couples cannot reproduce presented an argument “so full of holes that it cannot be taken seriously.”
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