From the daily archives: Tuesday, February 11, 2014

If  scowling at religious retailing gives you a sense of anxiety, you can stop reading this post right now.  You won’t find anything in it to comfort you. Having given you fair warning, I want to review the solid reporting of Carol Biliczky  in the Beacon Journal that led the reader to a small religion-based private  school in Circleville that is doing quite well, thank you, as the state fills the school’s  collection plates  with public dollars.   Its formal name, Ohio Christian University, befits its enterprising spirit in selling its sectarian product to students in public high schools […]

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Another lawsuit has been filed to push Ohio towards marriage equality.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that four couples have filed a federal suit seeking to list both same sex parents on their children’s birth certificates.  Currentlty, Ohio allows both married parents of opposite sexes to be listed on their children’s birth certificates, but only one of the married parents of a same sex couple.

The suit follows a case last year brought by a married same sex couple who wanted the surviving spouse listed on a death certificate.   A copy of the complaint is available here.

The same […]

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