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Judge Stays Most of Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

By Amanda Lee Myers | Wednesday Apr 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.

New Ohio Gay Marriage Ballot Language Approved

Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state’s gay marriage ban.

Judge Considers Staying Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

By Amanda Lee Myers | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he’s inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal.

Judge to Ohio: Recognize Out-of-State Gay Marriage

Monday Apr 14, 2014
A federal judge on Monday ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, the latest court victory for gay rights supporters.

Attorneys Argue Feds Should Prohibit Gay Marriage Ban

Friday Apr 4, 2014
Civil rights attorneys are arguing that a federal judge should prohibit Ohio officials from enforcing the state’s ban on gay marriage.

Ohio Gay Marriage Ban Challenged in Federal Court

Friday Apr 4, 2014
Civil rights attorneys are arguing that a federal judge should prohibit Ohio officials from enforcing the state’s ban on gay marriage.

Organizers Begin New Gay-Marriage Effort in Ohio

Friday Apr 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.

Cincinnati Catholic Teacher Contract Specifies ’Lifestyle’ Firing Offenses

By Lisa Cornwell | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A new contract proposal from the diocese specifies some violations of Catholic doctrine that could put teachers out of a job - including abortion, artificial insemination and "homosexual lifestyles" - and extends violations to include public support

Judge Strikes Down Part of Ohio Gay Marriage Law

By Amanda Lee Myers | Friday Apr 4, 2014
Federal judge says he will issue ruling that will strike down Ohio’s ban on gay marriage.

Ex-Ohio Governor Takes Position at Policy Center

By Julie Carr Smyth | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Ohio’s former governor will promote liberal causes in his home state and across the country as the new head of a Washington think tank’s advocacy arm.