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Ohio AG tells appeals court gay marriage decision should be left to voters

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Attorney General Mike DeWine (R-Ohio)
CINCINNATI -- The Ohio Attorney General's Office urged a federal appeals court to reject arguments that the state should have to recognize same-sex marriage, saying the decision should be left to voters. The arguments, filed Tuesday in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, are a preview of [...]

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Marriage equality supporters urge Ohio to drop its appeal of marriage ruling

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Same-sex marriage supporters head to the Ohio attorney general's office to deliver thousands of petitions urging him to drop his appeal of a marriage ruiling.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Marriage equality supporters in Ohio delivered several thousand petitions to the state's attorney general Thursday urging him to stop his appeal of a federal judge's order on same-sex marriage. [...]

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AG appeals ruling that Ohio recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages

Friday, May 9, 2014
Attorney General Mike DeWine (R-Ohio)
CINCINNATI -- Ohio officials have appealed a federal judge's order to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples who wed in other states. [...]

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New lawsuit aims to strike down Ohio same-sex marriage ban

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Civil rights attorneys Jennifer Branch, center left, and Lisa Meeks, center right, talk about the lawsuit they filed in federal court in Cincinnati seeking to strike down Ohio's gay marriage ban, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. They are surrounded by some of the gay couples who are named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit, including, from left, Michelle Gibson, Mary Koehler, Karl Rece Jr., Gary Goodman, Ethan Fletcher and Ronny Beck.
CINCINNATI -- Civil rights attorneys have filed a lawsuit seeking to strike down Ohio's gay marriage ban and to allow same-sex couples to marry in the state. [...]

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Language approved for ballot initiative to repeal Ohio same-sex marriage ban

Monday, April 14, 2014
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban. [...]

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Ohio governor backs AG’s plan to fight against same-sex marriage ruling

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio), left, and Attorney General Mike DeWine (R-Ohio)
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday that he supports the decision of his fellow Republican, Attorney General Mike DeWine, to appeal a court ruling that would force Ohio to recognize the legal, out-of-state marriages of its gay and lesbian residents. “The people of the state, including me, [...]

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UPDATED: Ohio AG says ‘no appeal planned’ in terminally ill gay man’s death certificate

Thursday, July 25, 2013
Attorney General Mike DeWine (R-Ohio)
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will appeal a federal judge's ruling that state officials must recognize the marriage of a gay couple that was performed in Maryland on the death certificate of one of the men who is terminally ill. [...]

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Ohio Supreme Court dismisses challenge by gay marriage opponents

Saturday, May 26, 2012
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge to a proposed constitutional amendment that would that would repeal the state’s existing ban on same-sex marriage. [...]

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Ohio AG certifies petition for marriage equality amendment

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Mike Dewine
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced that he had certified the petition for the proposed constitutional amendment that would repeal the state's existing ban on same-sex marriage. [...]

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Ohio Attorney General rejects petition to repeal state’s ban on gay marriage

Sunday, March 11, 2012
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine on Friday rejected a petition for seeking a ballot measure to amend the Ohio constitution and repeal the state's ban on same-sex marriage. [...]

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