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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.

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.

Poll Shows Support For Gay Marriage, Medical Marijuana In Ohio

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The new poll from Quinnipiac University shows 87 percent of Ohio voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, and 50 percent support legalizing same-sex marriage.
8:31AM
February
24, 2014

A new independent poll shows increasing support for gay marriage and medical marijuana in Ohio.

Lawsuit Seeks Recognition Of Gay Marriages On Birth Certificates

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The plaintiffs in the new lawsuit include three lesbian couples living in the Cincinnati area who were recently married in states that have legalized gay marriage.
12:16PM
February
10, 2014

Four married gay couples have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking to force Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates.