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Ohio group moving forward with plans to seek ballot repeal of gay marriage ban

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Gay marriage supporters rally outside the Potter Stewart United States Courthouse, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Cincinnati, where the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals heard arguments in six cases from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. A ruling in those cases is pending.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A group seeking a constitutional amendment on the ballot to overturn Ohio's gay marriage ban says it will continue that push while hoping that the issue will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. FreedomOhio Executive Director Ian James outlined that plan in a statement Thursday after a federal appeals court... FreedomOhio Executive Director Ian Ja

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Ohio’s same-sex marriage debate goes beyond courtroom

Saturday, August 2, 2014
AP (File)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The debate over Ohio's ban on same-sex marriage extends beyond the courtroom to libraries, community centers, living rooms and city streets. Supporters of same-sex marriage are holding town hall meetings and house parties to try to sway more Ohioans to their side. Other backers have circulated petitions at festivals and parades in a push...

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Effort to repeal Ohio same-sex marriage ban won’t make November ballot

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A key organizer in the ballot effort to overturn Ohio's same-sex marriage ban says a revised proposal lacks the required signatures to go before voters this fall. FreedomOhio's executive director Ian James also said Thursday the campaign would not have had enough money to run an effective statewide campaign this year.

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Ballot initiative to overturn Ohio gay marriage ban moves forward

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Supporters of the latest version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning Ohio's gay marriage ban can now gather signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

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Ohio group seeking to overturn gay marriage ban to launch petition for gay rights act

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A group pushing to have voters overturn Ohio's gay marriage ban says it is also collecting signatures to bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in employment and housing.

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Ohio advocacy groups split on support for marriage equality amendment

Saturday, February 15, 2014
Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As it works to educate Ohioans on the need for marriage equality, a coalition of state and national advocacy groups says it opposes another organization’s effort to win Ohioans marriage equality at the ballot box this fall.

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Gay rights supporters launch marriage equality campaign in Ohio

Monday, September 9, 2013
Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gay rights supporters said Monday that they plan to build support for same-sex marriage in Ohio, while remaining separate from a ballot effort to overturn the state's gay marriage ban next year.

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