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Judge grants stay order in IN same sex marriage appeal

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INDIANAPOLIS (WAVE) - Late Friday afternoon the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago granted a temporary stay order filed by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. 

Zoeller filed the appeal on Wednesday asking the courts to halt same-sex marriage in Indiana after another judge stuck down the prohibition of same-sex marriages earlier in the week.

U.S. Judge Richard Young of the 7th Circuit Court granted the stay.

Zoeller's spokesman, Bryan Corbin, says the Attorney General's office has noted the confusion and inconsistency for the public since the ruling Wednesday, saying most county clerks are issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples, but a few clerks are not.

It isn't clear what would happen to the gay marriages already performed if a stay is approved.

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