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Same-Sex Weddings Prohibited at Ohio Statehouse

Friday Jul 18, 2014
A board has maintained a policy preventing same-sex couples and others without valid Ohio wedding licenses from renting the Ohio Statehouse and its grounds for weddings and receptions.

Ohio's AG's Filings Are Preview in Gay Marriage Case

Thursday Jul 17, 2014
The Ohio Attorney General's Office is urging an appeals court to reject arguments that the state should have to recognize gay marriage, saying that decision should be left to voters.

Sen. Portman: Could Consider '16 Presidential Bid

By Dan Sewell and Julie Carr Smyth | Friday Jul 11, 2014
Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday he has definite plans to run in 2016 - at least for re-election. Whether he decides to aim higher, he said, will depend on the field of presidential candidates and the issues they campaign on.

Arguments Detailed in Ohio Gay Marriage Fight

Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Attorneys for same-sex couples fighting to have their marriages recognized in Ohio are urging a federal appeals court to strike down the state’s gay marriage ban, arguing that it’s unconstitutional and demeaning.

George Takei Leads Columbus Pride Parade

Monday Jun 23, 2014
"Star Trek" actor and gay activist George Takei kicked off a gay pride parade in central Ohio.

Gay Marriage Amendment Won’t Make Ohio Fall Ballot

Friday Jun 20, 2014
A key organizer in the ballot effort to overturn Ohio’s gay marriage ban says a revised proposal lacks the required signatures to go before voters this fall.

Court to Consider 5 Gay Marriage Cases at Once

By Amanda Lee Myers | Wednesday Jun 18, 2014
A federal appeals court will hear arguments in gay marriage fights in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee in a single session, setting the stage for historic rulings in each state.

Poll: Narrow Support for Gay Marriage in Ohio

Friday 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

Thursday May 15, 2014
Supporters of gay marriage in Ohio plan to deliver petitions to the state’s attorney general urging him to stop his appeal of a federal judge’s order on same-sex marriage.

Ohio Teacher Quits Over Catholic Contract

Sunday May 11, 2014
A veteran Catholic school teacher in Cincinnati whose son is gay is quitting in protest of a new controversial contract specifying violations of church doctrine.