Ten states filed a brief that supports Indiana's appeal of a federal judge's ruling striking down the ban on same-sex marriage.
The jury found the financier guilty on all 12 counts of conspiracy to commit fraud, wire fraud and securities fraud.
A federal judge had already blocked two portions of Indiana’s law after another lawsuit was filed back in May.
The state will not pursue an appeal of the preliminary injunction, instead focusing on opposing the permanent injunction.
In the ruling, the judge said that could encompass those who haven’t broken the law, rendering it problematic.
Congressman Todd Young says he hopes this incident is isolated and not indicative of a general trend in politics.
Officials with the Attorney General's office say they are unconcerned about the dismissal of several provisions of a health care reform lawsuit.