New group seeks marriage equality

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There’s a new organization in Indiana devoted to the legalization of gay marriage.

Rob MacPherson is one of the people behind the group called Hoosiers Unite for Marriage. He was married to Steven Stolen in California in 2008.

They are already involved in an ACLU lawsuit that seeks to have gay marriages from other states recognized in Indiana. Now they’re also seeking to achieve marriage equality here.

“Loving couples and wonderful loving families,” he said, “just want the rights, responsibilities, privileges and expectations that anybody else who wants to get married have.”

“We’re going to have community meetings around the state,” says coordinator Kyle Megrath, “talking to folks about where we are in terms of progress towards the freedom to marry.”

The group also plans to petition Attorney General Greg Zoeller asking him to stop using taxpayer money to defend the state’s marriage law. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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