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Goodbye, Columbus

by JOE DELMONACO In 2013 Ohio hosted 22 marriage events at its Statehouse in Columbus. Not one of them was for a same-sex couple. The state charged couples $3,500 for a wedding and $8000 for a wedding-reception combination – catering not included – and has been doing so since 2006 when the Ohio Square Review … Continue reading

Oklahoma’s Rep. Mike Turner Proposes Total Marriage Ban

by CHRIS LANGUM After a judge ruled the gay marriage ban in Oklahoma unconstitutional on January 14, Oklahoma’s own Rep. Mike Turner (R-Edmond) has proposed a bill that bans marriage as an institution all together in the state of Oklahoma. The idea being that they are technically correct according to the Constitution.  Since no one … Continue reading

Virginia Attorney General: Same-Sex Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional

by JOE DELMONACO A spokeswoman for Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring confirmed on Wednesday that the AG has concluded that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage violates the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution.  As a result, the state of Virginia will no longer defend the ban in federal court.  Instead, the AG’s office intends … Continue reading

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