Ohio gay marriage ban faces federal judges
(AP) — A ban on same-sex marriage passed by Ohio voters a decade ago is on the line in arguments before federal appeals court judges in Cincinnati. Two Ohio cases involving marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples are among six cases from four states scheduled Wednesday before a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Gay marriage cases in Ohio draw activists CINCINNATI (AP) — A 61-year-old Michigan man who says he wants to show that gay couples share the same values as heterosexual ones has camped out overnight outside a federal courthouse in Cincinnati to secure a courtroom seat for oral arguments over bans on same-sex marriage in his home state and three others.