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6:10 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

Ohio Plays Role In History Following SCOTUS Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

Many counties around the state are already issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples following the Supreme Court’s historic ruling. 

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10:39 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Supreme Court Declares Same-Sex Marriage Legal In All 50 States

Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday after the U.S Supreme Court handed down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states.
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Originally published on Fri June 26, 2015 4:49 pm

States cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions, the Supreme Court says in a ruling that for months has been the focus of speculation. The decision was 5-4.

Justice Anthony Kennedy, seen as a pivotal swing vote in the case, wrote the majority opinion. All four justices who voted against the ruling wrote their own dissenting opinions: Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

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9:50 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Changing Ohio Attitudes On Gay Marriage

Dawn Fritz and Mallory Beck

The US Supreme Court is preparing to rule on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage at a time when public opinion on this topic is rapidly changing. 

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7:17 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Pride Parade To Feature Lead Plaintiff In Same-Sex Marriage Case

Jim Obergefell
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Final preparations are underway for the annual Columbus Pride Festival. 

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8:01 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Local Man To Challenge Portman

Don Eckhart
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A central Ohio conservative says he plans to challenge Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio in the primary next year.

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6:56 am
Tue March 31, 2015

GOP Activists Take Same-Sex Marriage Support Effort To Ohio

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Activists who don't want the Republican Party's 2016 platform to oppose same-sex marriage will promote their effort in Ohio.

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9:46 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Cincinnati City Council Passes Marriage Equality Resolution

Cincinnati has become the seventh city in the state to take a stand supporting marriage equality.  

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12:10 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

High Court To Hear Ohio Same-Sex Marriage Case In Late April

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage in Ohio and a few other states on April 28.

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8:09 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Some Ohio Same-Sex Couples Heading To Indiana To Wed

An eastern Indiana county that abuts Ohio issued more than half of its marriage licenses for same-sex couples last year to gay and lesbian couples from Ohio.  

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6:54 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Council Opposes 26 Liquor License Renewals, Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Columbus City Council last night voted to oppose renewing the annual liquor licenses of 26 bars and carryouts due to underage sales and criminal activity.

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6:56 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Portman Will Not Run For President

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Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he will not run for president in 2016.

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6:38 am
Fri November 21, 2014

P&G Backs Same-Sex Marriage

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Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble says it supports same-sex marriage.

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6:45 am
Fri November 14, 2014

SUPCO Justice Talks Same-Sex Marriage, JobsOhio

Paul Pfeifer
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Ohio Supreme Court Justice Paul Pfeifer says language on same-sex marriage, pro or con, does not belong in the state Constitution.

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6:43 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Court Ruling On Marriage Bans Could Push Issue To US Supreme Court

A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld anti-gay marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue and setting up the prospect of Supreme Court review.

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12:06 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Kasich Still Supports Same-Sex Marriage Ban, Despite Court Rulings

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he continues to support the state's ban on same-sex marriage, even as similar prohibitions are being struck down by the courts.

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4:47 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Ohio AG Says He Will Continue To Defend Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he’ll continue to fight for the state's same-sex marriage ban even if a federal appeals court strikes it down.

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7:40 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Ban In Ohio Still Under Challenge

The US Supreme Court's has rejected appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriage.

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6:45 am
Thu August 7, 2014

No Word On When Court Will Issue Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati heard arguments yesterday on whether to overturn same-sex marriage bans in Ohio and three other states.

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6:46 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Preview Of Court Hearings On Gay Marriage

Many eyes will be on a federal court in Cincinnati later today as it hears two challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. 

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11:58 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Group Backing Gay Marriage Releases TV Ad In Ohio

A group supporting same-sex marriage in Ohio airs its first television ad as a federal appeals court prepares to hear arguments on the issue. 

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