New Group Pushes to Redefine Marriage in the Hoosier State


The Indy Channel:

Indiana Capitol BuildingA coalition of businesses and activist groups has begun its push to defeat an amendment that would write Indiana's same-sex marriage ban into the state constitution.

[Freedom Indiana] Campaign Manager Megan Robertson says passing the amendment would strip gay and lesbian residents of their rights and harm Indiana's reputation. She calls the campaign against the amendment a bipartisan push.

The Republican-dominated Legislature passed the amendment in 2011, but the measure must pass a second time and be approved by voters before it's added to the state constitution.

The Indiana Legislature and Indiana voters will likely have the final say on the controversial debate next year.

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