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Ohio Marriage Ruling Stayed, Except for Plaintiffs

Federal judge Timothy Black granted a stay on his ruling striking down Ohio's marriage recognition ban, but ordered the state to issue birth certificates listing both married same-sex parents to the four plaintiff couples.

Judge Strikes Down Ohio's Marriage Recognition Ban

Federal judge Timothy Black held true to his word and issued a ruling ordering Ohio to recognize legal same-sex marriages performed in other states.

Judge to Strike Down Ohio's Marriage Recognition Ban

Federal judge Timothy Black says he'll strike down Ohio's constitutional ban on recognizing same-sex marriages but won't mandate that Ohio begin performing such unions.

Ohio Lawmaker Wants Judge Impeached Over Marriage Equality

Ohio Rep. John Becker claims a federal judge's rulings in favor of a legally married gay couple and a gay widower demonstrate the judge's 'incompetence' and 'personal bias.'

Federal Judge: Ohio Must Recognize Gay Couple's Marriage

A widower won the right to be named as his husband's spouse on his death certificate

Federal Judge Orders Ohio to Recognize Gay Couple's Marriage

James Obergefell and John Arthur will be listed as married on Arthur's death certificate, and can be buried beside one another when Arthur succumbs to ALS.