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Judge Stays Most Of Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

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Federal Court Judge Timothy Black Wednesday put on hold most of his earlier ruling that Ohio must recognize gay marriages performed in other states.
11:42AM
April
16, 2014

A federal judge has put on hold the majority of what attorneys have called a “momentous” change to Ohio’s gay marriage law.

Judge To Ohio: Recognize Out-Of-State Gay Marriage

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Federal Judge Timothy Black Monday orderedOhio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages.
11:53AM
April
14, 2014

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

Ohio Lawmaker Renews Call For Judge’s Impeachment

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An Ohio state lawmaker has renewed his call for the impeachment of a federal judge who says he will rule Ohio must recognize gay marriages performed in states where they are legal.
3:40PM
April
7, 2014

A state lawmaker has reiterated his call for the impeachment of a federal judge who plans to order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages.

Organizers Begin New Gay-Marriage Effort In Ohio

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FreedomOhio says it will revise wording of its ballot issue to overturn Ohio's ban on gay marriage.
2:26PM
April
4, 2014

Backers of a ballot effort to overturn Ohio’s 2004 ban on same-sex marriage say they are gathering signatures for a new petition that revises wording in their proposed constitutional amendment.

Judge To Strike Down Part Of Ohio Gay Marriage Law

Nicole Yorksmith and wife Pamela want to be listed on their children's birth certificates and are among same-sex couples suing Ohio.
Nicole Yorksmith and wife Pamela want to be listed on their children's birth certificates and are among same-sex couples suing Ohio.
1:08PM
April
4, 2014

A federal judge says he will strike down part of Ohio’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, meaning the state must recognize marriages of gay couples who legally wed elsewhere.

State Lawmakers Pull “Religious Freedom” Bill

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Ohio Reps. Bill Patmon (left) and Tim DIckerson recently held a press conference to announce the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. They now say they've pulled the bill from consideration.
8:22AM
February 27, 2014

The bill’s sponsors say their measure was intended to protect Ohioans’ ability to exercise their religious beliefs, but they’ve withdrawn it after comparisons to a hotly-debated bill in Arizona.

Ohio Governor Delays Killer’s Upcoming Execution

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Governor Kasich has postponed the execution of Gregory Lott after the record long execution of Dennis McGuire in January.
4:51PM
February 7, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has issued a reprieve for a condemned killer scheduled to die next month following the recent extended execution of an inmate who repeatedly gasped during the procedure.

Amish Family: Forced Chemo Order Violates Rights

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An Ohio Amish family has fled the state rather than continue their daughter's chemotherapy treatments.
2:56PM
January
21, 2014

An Amish family who fled their home in Ohio so their 11-year-old daughter won’t be forced to undergo chemotherapy says that appointing a guardian to make her medical decisions could affect the rights of other parents to make their own choices.

Ohio Museum Hosts Panels From Unique Bible

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Donald Jackson oversaw the art and calligraphy of the St. John's Bible.
11:43AM
December
9, 2013

The St. John’s Bible took 155 monks, a scribe for the British House of Lords, 23 artists, 16 years and a lot of swan feathers, calf skin and gold leaf to complete. You won’t see all of it at the Canton Museum of Art, but now you can see 68 pages of the first hand-written, illuminated Bible commissioned anywhere in the world in the last 500 years.

Fired Teacher Asks Ohio Court To Reconsider Ruling

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A former Mount Vernon science teacher wants the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to uphold his dismissal.
2:58PM
November
26, 2013

A public school science instructor who refused to remove religious materials from his classroom is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding his dismissal.