— Hundreds of people are turning out across Indiana to make history as the
first same-sex couples to legally marry in the state.
Judge Richard Young on Wednesday struck down the state's gay marriage ban,
and many county clerks began issuing marriage licenses and performing
At least 200
people were still in line at the Marion County clerk's office in
Indianapolis by mid-afternoon. Many enjoyed cake as they waited to apply
for their marriage licenses.
Rick Sutton says advocates pushed to win gay couples the right to marry in
Indiana because they wanted to be treated as equals to other couples.
president of Indiana Equality Action. He and his partner of 16 years,
40-year-old Robert Owens, were wed Wednesday by Marion County Clerk Beth