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ACLU says gay marriage 'now a reality' in Indiana

Supporters of same-sex marriage in Indiana say they are "ecstatic" that the Supreme Court has rejected Indiana's appeal of rulings finding a ban on such unions unconstitutional.

American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana Legal Director Ken Falk said Monday that the high court's decision not to hear appeals in the cases of Indiana and four other states means same-sex marriage "is now a reality" in Indiana.

He says same-sex marriages can now legally resume in the state, but he expects it to take several days for many county clerks to begin issuing licenses.

Hundreds of same-sex couples were married across the state after a federal judge struck down the state's ban in June.

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