Marriage ruling plaintiff from Ohio dedicated to activism

CINCINNATI (AP) — Three years ago Sunday, Jim Obergefell asked his longtime partner to marry him, beginning a whirlwind of events that led to his name being at the top of the U.S. Supreme Court case that resulted exactly two years later in legalization of same-sex marriage across America.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Nebraska high court reverses adoption of girl born in Ohio

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday reversed the actions of two lower state courts, saying they were wrong to allow the adoption of a girl over the objections of her father in Ohio and faulting Nebraska's adoption laws for minimizing the rights of legal fathers.

  • Written by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press