Same-Sex marriage

News from WNKU
10:45 am
Sat January 17, 2015

High Court to Hear Gay Marriage Cases, including Kentucky,Ohio

Rally as same-sex marriage cases were heard in August
Cheri Lawson

The nation’s highest court says it will decide whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry anywhere in the U.S. WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports a ruling is expected by early this summer.

In November, a federal panel in Cincinnati  upheld  bans on same-sex marriage in four states  -- Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Michigan.

 The Supreme Court justices will review that ruling in April and a decision is expected by late June. 

Laura Landenwich, an attorney representing the plaintiffs in the Kentucky case, says this is a big day.

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News from WNKU
9:51 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

Hundreds Rally, Some Pray as 4 States' Same-Sex Marriage Cases are Heard in Federal Appeals Court

Hundreds of supporters of Same-Sex Marriage rallied near the courthouse
Cheri Lawson

Supporters of gay marriage rallied and a few opponents prayed outside a courthouse in Cincinnati Wednesday. 

 That's where judges were hearing oral arguments  for and against bans on same-sex marriage in four states. (Ohio,Kentucky,Michigan and Tennessee). WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports

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