That law prohibits discrimination by most employers on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, sex, disability, national origin and ancestry. As a result of the law, judges may consider a stricter sentence for someone who committed a crime based on the victim's sexual orientation or gender identity.
InKim Hively filed a lawsuit against the Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana in South Bendarguing that she was denied promotions and let go from her job because of her sexual orientation.
Retrieved June 25, In fact, before October of last year, same-sex couples who had been married outside of Indiana but wanted to get divorced in the state were simply out of luck. Inconsensual sex between same-sex couples became lawful [R1. Alana Mitchelson contributed to this story.
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Go to:. Before the Supreme Court ruling, more than 70 educational institutions, including several evangelical Christian colleges, wrote congressional leaders expressing concern about losing tax-exempt status if a right to same-sex marriage was upheld.
Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, told the Chronicle of Higher Education that many religious institutions could not afford to operate without same sex marriage legality in Fort Wayne and might have to close. Retrieved November 20, WTHR 13 Indianapolis.
These affect couples who have been living together under such an agreement but were never actually married. State See: 4. Brian Abbott, et al. April 2, On 29 January , the Senate approved 38—10 a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage that includes a restriction on civil unions.
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