UPDATE: Gov. Mike Pence's office released the following statement in reaction to today's opinion:
“I’m grateful for the efforts of the Attorney General to defend Indiana's marriage laws before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. I have instructed my General Counsel to carefully review this decision. While I continue to hope that the right of the state of Indiana to enact laws concerning the institution of marriage will be upheld when this matter reaches the Supreme Court of the United States, Hoosiers may be assured, as my administration has done throughout this case, we will continue to uphold the rule of law in all executive branch operations as this matter moves to the highest court in the land."