The U.S. Supreme Court Friday agreed it will rule on the validity of same sex marriage in all 50 states. The Court’s move creates the possibility that gay marriage could become illegal in Indiana, once again.
Ten judges sit on the 7th Circuit but three-judge panels typically decide cases. Indiana attorneys have asked all 10 to hear the case. Wisconsin tried to join Indiana's request Monday but the court told state attorneys to file a separate motion.
In an advisory memo sent out this week, Gov. Mike Pence’s general counsel, Mark Ahern, says executive branch agencies should comply with the 7th Circuit’s stay and act as though Judge Young’s order was never issued.