marriage http://wboi.org en Judge: atheist group cannot solemnize marriages http://wboi.org/post/judge-atheist-group-cannot-solemnize-marriages <p></p><p>A U-S District judge has ruled against atheist organization the Center for Inquiry in its bid to strike down Indiana’s marriage statute as unconstitutional.</p><p></p><p>Marriage in Indiana is a two-step process: receiving a marriage license and making the marriage official.&nbsp; The state’s marriage statute specifies who can perform that second step – the clergy of any religious group and certain government officials like mayors and judges.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:49:08 +0000 Brandon Smith 7558 at http://wboi.org