Indiana Law Makes It A Felony For Same-Sex Couples To Apply For A Marriage License

Indiana lawmakers have revamped a 1997 law that makes furnishing false information on a marriage license a class D felony. Beginning July 1, 2014, a same-sex couple applying for a marriage license in the state of Indiana will be guilty of a Level 6 felony, punishable by 18 months in prison and a $10,000 fine.

The new law also makes it a Class B Misdemeanor for a clergyman, judge, mayor, city clerk or town clerk-treasurer to perform a same-sex marriage, punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.  Any clerk who issues a license to a same-sex couple would also be guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor.

Read the entire story at The New Civil Rights Movement.

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One thought on “Indiana Law Makes It A Felony For Same-Sex Couples To Apply For A Marriage License

  1. Wow, that is horrible. Keep fighting against the inevitable. The last attempt to attack same-sex marriage. Get it out of your system now. It’s a losing battle.

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