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Ohio’s Gay Marriage Debate Goes Beyond Courtroom

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WOSU Archive
5:57PM
August
2, 2014

Supporters of same-sex marriage are holding town hall meetings and house parties to try to sway more Ohioans to their side.

Federal Appeals Court To Weigh Gay Marriage Cases

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear gay marriage cases this summer.
12:45PM
June
17, 2014

A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments in gay marriage fights in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Polls Shows Majority Support For Gay Marriage In Ohio

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The poll also found that women, young people and Democrats all support gay marriage in higher numbers than men, older Ohioans and Republicans.
8:48AM
May
16, 2014

A new poll still shows a narrow majority of Ohio voters support gay marriage, unchanged from a similar poll this winter.

Gay Marriage Backers Urge Ohio AG To Drop Appeal

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Supporters of gay marriage deliver petitions to Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine.
9:13AM
May
15, 2014

Supporters of gay marriage in Ohio have delivered petitions to the state’s attorney general urging him to drop his appeal of a federal judge’s order on same-sex marriage.

Gay Marriage Activists Will Wait Despite Ballot Board Ruling

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The proposed amendment is not related to a federal judge's recent decision ordering Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states.
7:30AM
April
23, 2014

Ian James with the group FreedomOhio says there’s not enough time to get the necessary signatures to put the issue before voters this November.

Ballot Board OKs Gay Marriage Proposal

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The amendment is not related to a federal judge's recent decision ordering Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states.
10:54AM
April
22, 2014

The Ohio Ballot Board agreed Tuesday that the proposed “Freedom to Marry and Religious Freedom Amendment” contains a single constitutional amendment, clearing the way for the effort to move on to the signature gathering phases.

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.

A.G. Certifies Gay Marriage Ballot Language

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The ruling from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine comes on the same day a federal judge is expected to order the state to recognize out-of-state gay marriages.
10:59AM
April
14, 2014

A proposed constitutional amendment to legalize gay marriage in Ohio has cleared a big legal hurdle.

Judge To Order Ohio To Recognize Out-Of-State Gay Marriages

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Black is not expected to force Ohio to allow gay marriages to be performed in the state.
7:59AM
April
14, 2014

Judge Timothy Black has indicated that he expects to rule on Monday, ordering Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages.