Ohio’s anti-gay law lets another unmarried abuser off the hook

An Ohio man’s domestic violence conviction was voided last week because he wasn’t married to the woman he abused. Dallas McKinley was convicted of a fourth-degree felony after he pushed his girlfriend, hit her and threw objects at her. The ruling, as it stands, leaves prosecutors with the option of seeking a lesser charge.
This is all because the state of Ohio would rather allow domestic violence without consequences than let gay couples get married. The state’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage has made domestic violence law only applicable to married couples.
It guess it’s a good thing violence only happens in state-sanctioned relationships. Riiight.

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