Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on federal judge Timothy Black’s announcement today: “Today’s statement by federal judge Timothy Black that his ruling will require that Ohio must legally recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states is an important first step to full marriage equality. Governor Kasich and […]Continue reading
Today, a federal judge announced that he will issue a ruling striking down Ohio’s ban on gay marriage.
Governor Kasich has a long history of supporting discriminatory policies, including Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.
Is this still your position Governor?
Today, a federal judge announced that he will issue a ruling mandating that Ohio recognize same sex marriages performed out of state.
Governor Kasich has a long history of voting against shared benefits for domestic partners, and, in 2011, he used an executive order to sneak discriminatory policies against homosexual state-goverment employees past Ohioans. In contrast, under Ed FitzGerald’s leadership, Cuyahoga County voted to give benefits to children of homosexual domestic partners.
“This is a great city with great assets and great neighborhoods and great people. If you have any doubt, just look around you today at this convention center.”
Last night during his speech at the Cleveland Convention Center before The Greater Cleveland Partnership, a regional partner of JobsOhio, Governor Kasich praised the Convention Center project, which Ed FitzGerald oversaw and ensured was completed ahead of schedule and under budget as Cuyahoga County Executive.