Same-sex marriage sits in legal limbo

Tammy Gibson and Jane Harper say they have been committed to each other for more than two decades, and last week they were among the first same-sex couples legally married in Johnson County.

Two days after their wedding in the basement of the Johnson County Courthouse, it was unclear whether the state would recognize their marriage.

On Friday, two days after a federal judge overturned Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage, a federal appeals court issued an emergency order stopping same-sex marriages in the state until an appeal on the judge’s ruling can be heard.

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