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3:27 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Board: No Same-Sex Marriages At Statehouse

Credit State of Ohio

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board says it will maintain its policy of preventing same-sex couples and others without valid Ohio wedding licenses from renting the Statehouse and its grounds for weddings and receptions.

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11:33 am
Thu July 17, 2014

AG Previews Arugments In Pending Same-Sex Marriage Case

The Ohio Attorney General's Office is urging the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati to reject arguments the state should have to recognize same-sex marriage.

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8:14 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Supporters Urge Federal Court To Strike Down Ohio's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Attorneys for same-sex couples fighting to have their marriages recognized in Ohio are urging a federal appeals court to strike down the state's gay marriage ban, arguing that it's unconstitutional and demeaning.

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7:44 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Issue Won't Make Fall Ballot

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A key organizer in the ballot effort to overturn Ohio's gay marriage ban says a revised proposal lacks the required signatures to go before voters this fall.

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6:55 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Quinnipiac Poll Shows Most Ohioans Favor Same-Sex Marriage

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows most Ohioans surveyed support allowing same-sex couples to marry.

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7:27 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Ohio Denomination Sues North Carolina Over Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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The Cleveland-based United Church of Christ has filed a lawsuit in North Carolina over that state's same-sex marriage ban.

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8:11 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Gay Rights Group Asks To Intervene In Marriage Test Case

A gay rights group wants to intervene in an existing case in hopes of getting a federal court to overturn Ohio's 2004 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage ban.

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7:02 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Federal Judge Continues To Block Same-Sex Marriage Recognition For Most Ohioans

The federal district judge who earlier this week ruled Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages will continue to block that ruling from taking effect.

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11:55 am
Mon April 14, 2014

New Ohio Gay Marriage Ballot Language Approved

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. 

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11:51 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Judge To Ohio: Recognize Out-Of-State Same-Sex Marriage

A federal judge has ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states. 

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7:02 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Ohio Couple Drops Lawsuit Over Gay Marriage Ban

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. 

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7:29 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Poll Focuses On Same-Sex Marriage, Medical Marijuana

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Ohioans are split over same-sex marriage, but a majority support the use of medical marijuana.

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6:38 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Latest Gay Marriage Lawsuit Won’t Affect Plans To Put Issue On Fall Ballot

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.

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6:52 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Tactical Questions Face Effort To Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Gay rights advocates want to overturn the 2004 voter-approved state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

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12:28 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Couples Sue To Force Ohio's Hand On Same-Sex Marriage

Four married gay couples have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking to force Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates. 

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7:36 am
Fri January 17, 2014

AG Appealing Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Ohio Attorney General's office has filed a notice of appeal of a federal judge's order that the state recognize same-sex  marriages on death certificates.

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5:47 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Federal Ruling Could Lead To Challenge Of State's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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.

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2:39 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Judge Rules State Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriage On Death Certificates

A federal judge has declared Ohio's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional when it applies to death certificates.

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6:28 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Legislation Would Allow Same-Sex Couples To File Joint State Tax Returns

Legislation proposed by statehouse Democrats would allow same-sex couples to file joint state tax returns.

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7:34 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Poll On Gay Marriage Shows Religious Exemptions Could Be Key

Gay marriage supporters say they have enough signatures to put the issue on the statewide ballot next year.

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