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Mr. Chambers says a U.S. marshal stopped the car.

The (Fort Wayne) Journal Gazette reports that the children, aged 4, 5, 6 and 7, weren’t injured.

Police say the man was arrested on a preliminary drunken driving charge and may face other charges.

The woman was questioned by police, who called the Department of Child Services.

Police didn’t identify the man or woman.

CALIFORNIA

State mulls banning gay teen ‘conversion’ therapy

SACRAMENTO — A first-of-its-kind ban on a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight faces a key vote in front of California lawmakers.

Supporters say the legislation, which is before its final committee Tuesday, is necessary because such treatments are dangerous and can lead to suicide.

Conservative religious groups emphatically reject that view of sexual orientation therapy and say the California bill would interfere with parents’ rights to seek appropriate psychological care for their children.

Mainstream mental health organizations have disavowed such therapy.

The debate comes as gay rights issues take the spotlight around the nation with pending legislation in North Carolina and Colorado and recent comments from Vice President Joseph R. Biden, who said he is “absolutely comfortable” with same-sex couples getting the same rights as heterosexual couples.

From wire dispatches and staff reports