Gay Marriage

Supreme Court
5:42 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

PoliticsOhio: Gay Marriage In State Ultimately Up To Ohioans

Supporters and Opponents of gay marriage are watching what's happening in Washington this week, as the Supreme Court considers two cases om the subject. Bill Cohen of the Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau joins Emily McCord to discuss the impact their decision could have on the state.

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Politics
8:04 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Ohio Congressman Respects, Disagrees With Portman

A fellow Cincinnati area Republican says that while he respects Sen. Rob Portman, he disagrees with Portman's new stand in support of gay marriage.

Rep. Steve Chabot spoke Monday afternoon in suburban Montgomery to some 75 constituents during the first of two town halls in his district. Chabot says he continues to support the Defense of Marriage Act, barring federal government recognition of same-sex marriage.

Portman recently announced his change in view, developed after son Will told his parents he was gay.

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Statewide News
8:35 am
Fri December 14, 2012

New Poll Shows Ohioans Might Not Be Ready to Legalize Pot or Allow Gay Marriage

There might be support for legalizing marijuana and allowing gay marriage in some states but a new poll shows both issues might lose if Ohio voters weighed in right now. 

Just last week, a Quinnpiac University National poll showed support for legalizing marijuana by a margin of 51 to 44 percent.  But a new Quinnipiac University Poll of Ohioans shows the issue is tied here in the buckeye state at 47 percent. 

Statewide News
5:41 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Ohio's high court dismisses gay marriage challenge

The state's highest court has dismissed a legal challenge to a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow gay marriage in the state.

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gay marriage lawsuit
4:16 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Lawsuit Over Proposed Gay Marriage Amendment

The group that backed the state’s ban on same sex marriage back in 2004 has filed a lawsuit….asking the state’s highest court to invalidate petitions to overturn that law. 

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