Debate on Gay Marriage Set for Franklin College Created by khavens on 1/2/2014 6:43:23 AM
FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP): Former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall Shepard will moderate a debate on the state's proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The debate between American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana Executive Director Jane Henegar and Indiana Family Institute President Curt Smith is scheduled for Jan. 13 at Franklin College. State lawmakers are expected to take up a proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, civil unions and benefits for same-sex couples after they reconvene Jan. 6.