A Great Day for LGBT Equality in Ohio

Law Dork, 2.0
June 10, 2009
Both main Democratic candidates running in Ohio to replace Sen. George Voinovich — Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner and Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher — now support marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples. Way to go! In a state where, just 5 years ago, a constitutional amendment was passed prohibiting both marriage equality and even civil unions in Ohio, two statewide elected officials running for another statewide office support full marriage equality. Brunner, who has supported marriage equality since before today’s youngest voters were even born, published a piece in The Huffington Post on Wednesday titled, “What’s there to ‘Get’ about Marriage Equality?” On Thursday, Fisher announced that he had reversed his previous position and now supported marriage equality. [Link]