The New York Times editorial board voiced in on the recent ruling in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana on Thursday. Arguments were made last week as to why the states should be able to reinstate bans on same-sex marriage, due to a previous ruling that the bans were unconstitutional. The case in Wisconsin was brought with the assistance of John Knight, LGBT Project Director for the ACLU of Illinois. The Times editorial lauded Judge Richard Posner's opinion, in which he stated:

“The challenged laws discriminate against a minority defined by an immutable characteristic, and the only rationale that the states put forth with any conviction — that same-sex couples and their children don’t need marriage because same-sex couples can’t produce children, intended or unintended — is so full of holes that it cannot be taken seriously.”

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