INDIANAPOLIS - A southwestern Indiana county clerk says she won't issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of her biblical beliefs and what she calls a lack of clear direction.
Daviess County Clerk Sherri Healey tells the Washington Times-Herald that at least two same-sex couples who've tried to get marriage licenses from her office have been turned away since U.S. District Judge Richard Young threw out Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday.
Healey says there's a gray area between Young's ruling and an advisory from the state attorney general's office, so she's waiting for something more precise.
She told one disgruntled license seeker that the U.S. "was founded on the biblical principle of one man and one woman in marriage." She says that's what she'll follow until she hears otherwise.
A judge still has not ruled either way in Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request for a stay in the decision that upended Indiana's ban on gay marriage.
The Hoosiers Unite group plans to visit Zoeller's offices Friday and present him with more than 8,000 signatures asking him to stop his appeal of the ruling.
Four injured in IndyGo bus crash on NE side
Four people, including a teenager, were injured in a crash involving an IndyGo bus on the city’s northeast side Monday afternoon.
Messel has violent past, few years behind bars
Court records obtained by the Call 6 Investigators show Hannah Wilson's murder suspect, Daniel Messel, 49, has an extensive criminal…
Afterschool program sparks growth, creativity
An afterschool program in Plainfield for students living in transitional housing is receiving a great amount of support.
Revised RFRA draws backlash from pastor group
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is sparking renewed controversy among some of the earliest supporters of the law.
Vectren to apologize for high gas bill mistake
Vectren will hold meetings on May 4 and May 7 for customers impacted by surprisingly high bills.