same-sex marriage en Federal Judge Continues To Block Same-Sex Marriage Recognition For Most Ohioans <p><span lang="EN">The federal district judge who earlier this week ruled Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages will continue to block that ruling from taking effect. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:02:11 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 54469 at New Ohio Gay Marriage Ballot Language Approved <div>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state's 2004 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:55:03 +0000 Associated Press 54288 at Judge To Ohio: Recognize Out-Of-State Same-Sex Marriage <div>A federal judge has ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of&nbsp;same-sex couples performed in other states.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:51:39 +0000 Associated Press 54287 at Ohio Couple Drops Lawsuit Over Gay Marriage Ban <div>A gay married couple who had trouble getting family coverage under the federal health care law have dropped their lawsuit seeking to overturn Ohio's gay marriage ban.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:02:00 +0000 Associated Press 53475 at Poll Focuses On Same-Sex Marriage, Medical Marijuana <p><span lang="EN">A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Ohioans are split over same-sex marriage, but a majority support the use of medical marijuana. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:29:09 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 51722 at Latest Gay Marriage Lawsuit Won’t Affect Plans To Put Issue On Fall Ballot <p><span style="line-height: 19px; font-family: verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 13px">Earlier this week, a Northeast Ohio same-sex couple filed a federal lawsuit, saying they are being denied a family insurance plan on the federal health care exchange because of Ohio’s 2004 voter-approved ban on such unions. </span></p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:38:15 +0000 Ohio Public Radio 51566 at Tactical Questions Face Effort To Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Ban <p><span lang="EN">Gay rights advocates want to overturn the 2004 voter-approved state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:52:21 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 51123 at Couples Sue To Force Ohio's Hand On Same-Sex Marriage <div>Four married gay couples have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking to force Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:28:36 +0000 Associated Press & Alison Holm 50884 at AG Appealing Same-Sex Marriage Ruling <p><span lang="EN">The Ohio Attorney General's office has filed a notice of appeal of a federal judge's order that the state recognize&nbsp;same-sex &nbsp;marriages on death certificates. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:36:39 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 49684 at Federal Ruling Could Lead To Challenge Of State's Same-Sex Marriage Ban <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">A federal judge in Cincinnati today ordered state officials to recognize same-sex marriages on death certificates, saying the state's ban on such unions is unconstitutional. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 22:47:47 +0000 Alison Holm 48577 at Judge Rules State Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriage On Death Certificates <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">A federal judge has declared Ohio's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional when it applies to death certificates. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 19:39:20 +0000 Associated Press 48565 at Legislation Would Allow Same-Sex Couples To File Joint State Tax Returns <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Legislation proposed by statehouse Democrats would allow same-sex couples to file joint state tax returns. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:28:50 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 48417 at Poll On Gay Marriage Shows Religious Exemptions Could Be Key <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Gay marriage supporters say they have enough signatures to put the issue on the statewide ballot next year. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:34:39 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Alison Holm 48406 at Federal Judge Questions Constitutionality Of Ohio's Gay Marriage Ban <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">A federal judge is questioning whether Ohio can continue to deny the validity of same-sex marriages performed in other states. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 20:02:31 +0000 Alison Holm & Associated Press 48306 at Federal Judge Questions Constitutionality Of Ohio's Gay Marriage Ban Portman's Vote Could Help Break U.S. Senate Filibuster <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he is working on changes in the Employment Non-Discrimination Act that might make his the crucial 60th vote needed for passage. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:56:25 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 45772 at Plaintiff In Same-Sex Marriage Legal Challenge Passes Away <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">A man who helped lead a challenge of Ohio's ban on same-sex marriage died today. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:25:39 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 45186 at Analysis: Same-Sex Marriage Could Benefit Ohio Economy <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Same-sex marriage remains illegal in Ohio. But a Columbus economic analyst says voters and policy makers need to consider the financial value of marriage equality. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:27:04 +0000 Jim Letizia 43395 at Third Man Joins Petition To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Another person has joined a lawsuit filed in July to have same-sex marriages recognized in Ohio despite a statewide ban. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:52:19 +0000 Associated Press 42454 at