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Gay spouses sue Ohio on birth listings

Posted: February 11, 2014 at 2:41 a.m.

Amanda Broughton, left, comforts one of her two twin sons while her partner Michele Hobbs, top left, stands behind her Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, during a news conference in Cincinnati. Four legally married gay couples filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Monday seeking a court order to force Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates despite a statewide ban. Broughton is the birth mother of the twins. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI — Four legally married gay couples filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit Monday seeking a court order to force Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates despite a statewide ban, echoing arguments in a similar successful lawsuit concerning death certificates.

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