Archives: John Eastman

Same-Sex Marriage in the Courts

Tomorrow a Cincinnati court is set to hear five cases that challenge laws affecting same-sex marriage. Since The Defense of Marriage Act was struck down last summer, the nation has seen a flurry of legal cases on the issue, most of them ruling in its favor. We’ll talk about the Ohio cases and the country’s laws surrounding same-sex marriage.

Love Supreme: Gay Marriage and the High Court

The US Supreme Court recently took up the issue of gay marriage, hearing arguments regarding the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 on Tuesday, and the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday. On this hour of All Sides, we’ll take a close look at the court’s hearings, and untangle the issue of who can tie the knot.

Special Ohio Election Coverage: Beatty/Freedom to Marry Ohio

The Democratic primary candidates for Ohio’s 3rd Congressional District are set: Mary Jo Kilroy, Priscilla Tyson, Joyce Beatty and Ted Celeste are all running for the spot. Joyce Beatty will join us on this segment for an interview about her plan for the district. Then, we’ll talk about the future of a same-sex marriage initiative in Ohio.

Freedom to Marry Movement: Two Sides

Just as lawmakers in Washington state pass legislation that would permit same sex marriage, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California affirmed a lower court ruling that abolished that state’s same sex marriage ban. We’ll hear the latest from Washington, hear from two sides of the issue and get a preview of a Columbus freedom to marry event.