New advisory opinion on same-sex marriage

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued a new advisory opinion stating that a judge who exercises the authority to perform civil marriages may not refuse to perform same-sex marriages while continuing to perform opposite-sex marriages and a judge may not decline to perform all marriages to avoid marrying same-sex couples based on his or her personal, moral, or religious beliefs.  Ohio Advisory Opinion 2015-1.

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