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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.

Gay Marriage Supporters Say Poll Shows They Could Win At Ballot

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A group trying to overturn Ohio’s ban on gay marriage says a new poll shows most Ohioans would vote to pass their proposed amendment.
8:18AM
December
20, 2013

Freedom to Marry says their new poll shows Ohioans are increasingly supportive of gay marriage. But some conservatives are skeptical of the new numbers.

Gay Marriage Death Certificate Case Back In Court

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7:56AM
December
18, 2013

Both sides in a fight over whether gay marriage should be recognized on Ohio death certificates despite a statewide ban will argue their cases in front of a federal judge in Cincinnati.

Ohio Gay-Marriage Lawsuit Can Proceed

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9:35PM
November
2, 2013

A lawsuit seeking to have gay marriages recognized on Ohio death certificates despite a statewide ban on the nuptials has been allowed to proceed.

Judge Sides With Ohio Gay Couple

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A judge sides with a gay Ohio couple to list his husband on his death certificate.
5:00PM
September 3, 2013

A federal judge has ordered that a gay Ohio man be listed as married on his death certificate and that his husband be listed as his spouse.

Judge Sides With Columbus Church, Bans Protesters

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A Columbus judge has banned members of Minutemen United in front of Vineyard Columbus.
8:58AM
August 29, 2013

A Franklin County judge has ruled that members of a national conservative Christian group cannot protest in the land in front of one of the region’s largest churches.

Judge Rules In Favor Of Same-Sex Couple Claim

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The couple wanted the ruling for purposes including being able to be buried next to each other in a family plot that allows only descendants and spouses.
9:36AM
July
23, 2013

A federal judge has ruled in favor of two Ohio men who want their out-of-state marriage recognized as one of them nears death.