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Ohio judge stays his own ruling on same-sex marriage
Ohio judge stays his own ruling on same-sex marriage

Pump the brakes: Same-sex marriages won't be recognized in Ohio just yet. So ruled a federal judge in Ohio on Wednesday, joining a growing number of federal courts around the country to condemn parts of same-sex marriage bans as unconstitutional  only to then put their own rulings on hold. Everyone, it seems, is waiting to see how the highest courts in America will rule. U.S. District Judge Timothy S. Black's personal stance is pretty clear: On Monday, he ordered Ohio to recognize legal same-sex marriages performed in other states. The ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed by four lesbian couples. But on Wednesday, he stayed that ruling while the U.S. 6th Circuit...

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