Column: Striking down ban right decision



Bloomington had to be the happiest city in Indiana on June 25.

No place else in the state has a more liberal reputation — and it’s richly deserved. It’s hard to imagine a Hoosier city with a higher percentage of gay men or lesbians, which translates into a higher percentage of same-sex couples. And along with all that, it’s very doubtful any place in Indiana has a higher percentage of allies, the term used for people who don’t identify themselves as gay or lesbian but believe staunchly that those who do deserve all the rights of everyone else.

That includes the right to marry the person they love.

 

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