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Ohio To Increase Lethal Injection Drug Dosage

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The Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Corrections said Monday it will increase its lethal injection drug dosage.
4:53PM
April 28, 2014

Ohio said it is increasing the dosage of the lethal injection drugs used to put condemned inmates to death.

Prosecutors Criticize Ohio Death Penalty Review

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A group of Ohio prosecutors takes exception to a recent report on the death penalty that would limit the use of lethal injection to only the worst cases.
2:58PM
April 22, 2014

Prosecutors are criticizing final proposals in a report about Ohio’s capital punishment law, calling them anti-death penalty.

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.