same sex marriage

Same-sex marriage
8:40 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Federal appeals judges mull over same sex arguments

John Bradford (in wedding dress) and his partner Matt Morris (in top hat) say they will get married when Kentucky allows it.
Ann Thompson WVXU

It's a waiting game now as judges in the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals mull over arguments to both overturn and uphold federal decisions in same sex marriage cases. They involve decisions in four states including Ohio and Kentucky.

Nobody knows how or when the court will rule. Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Michigan want cases overturned that grant the right to marry, recognize out of state marriages and allow same-sex parents on birth certificates and partners on death certificates.

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Same-sex marriage
9:21 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Spotlight on Cincinnati court for same-sex marriage

John Arthur, dying of ALS, married his long time partner Jim Obergefell on a Maryland tarmac. Obergefell won the right to be listed on Arthur's death certificate.

A federal appeals court in Cincinnati is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans in six separate cases involving four states.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will consider challenges to state same-sex marriage bans in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Michigan.

So many reporters and court observers are expected the court will have two overflow rooms with live audio streaming of the oral arguments.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is appealing two local cases:

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Tue August 5, 2014

The latest on Wednesday's federal appeals court arguments on five same-sex marriage cases

    A federal appeals court in Cincinnati will hear arguments Wednesday on five same-sex marriage cases that could possibly provide the foundation for a landmark opinion by the U.S. Supreme Court. The cases Wednesday involved Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. Same-sex marriage has been legalized in nineteen states and the District of Columbia. WVXU'’s Ann Thompson joins us for the latest on the story.

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Politics
8:52 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Howard Wilkinson's Monday morning politics chat

Howard Wilkinson

There will be no hot-button ballot issues to draw Ohio voters to the polls this November. WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about it.

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Same-sex marriage
6:00 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Same-sex marriage in Indiana could boost economy

Wikipedia

In a new report, researchers say Indiana, the most recent state studied by the Williams Institute, would see an economic boost of  $39.1 million to the state and local economies, should same-sex marriage become legal there.

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