Federal Judge Orders Ohio to Recognize Out-of-State Gay Marriages
More pyrrhic wingnut legislation goes down in flames.
A federal judge says he will order Ohio’s prohibition on recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states unconstitutional by April 14. The state passed a constitutional amendment in 2004 recognizing marriage as the union between one man and one
A federal judge in Cincinnati says he will soon issue a ruling ordering Ohio to recognize out-of-state marriages.
“I intend to issue a written decision and order by April 14 striking down as unconstitutional under all circumstances Ohio’s ban on recognizing legal same-sex marriages from other states,” says Honorary Timothy S. Black, according to a spokesperson. The announcement comes after civil rights attorneys delivered closing arguments in the matter Friday.