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Judge Sides With Columbus Church, Bans Protesters

A Columbus judge has banned members of Minutemen United in front of Vineyard Columbus.
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

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.
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.

“Change Of Heart” Pushes Portman To Support Same-Sex Marriage

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U.S. Senator Rob Portman.
15, 2013

The U.S. Senator says his evolution on the subject of gay marriage began in 2011 when his son told his parents he was gay.

Poll Says Most Ohioans Favor Tax Hike On Drilling Companies

One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
12, 2012

The wide-reaching poll also surveyed Ohioans on marijuana, same-sex marriage, and the practice of electing state Supreme Court justices.

Columbus Opens Domestic Partner Registry

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Columbus opens its domestic partner registry following public event Wednesday in city council chambers. Five same-sex couples received city certificates acknowledging their relationship
29, 2012

The City of Columbus on Wednesday opened a domestic partner registry. It does not carry the same weight as a marriage certificate, but it allows unmarried and gay couples to notarize and put their relationship on the record.

Gay Marriage Supporters Turn To Economics

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Supporters of gay marriage want a measure on the 2013 Ohio ballot repealing the 2004 ban on gay marriage.
2, 2012

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize gay marriage in Ohio have always contended the effort is about human rights and equality. Now they’re touting a new study that says same-sex marriage would help the state’s economy.