National gay rights group files lawsuit in Indiana - WDRB 41 Louisville News

National gay rights group files lawsuit in Indiana

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage faces a new challenge.

A national gay rights group -- Lambda Legal -- filed a lawsuit on behalf of three lesbian couples. The suit argues that the couples' equal protection rights are violated because they can't get married in the state, and Indiana won't recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.

A similar lawsuit was filed last week by four couples from southern Indiana.

The lawsuits come after Indiana's legislative debate on adding the ban on gay marriage to the state constitution.

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