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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration

Following through on a promise made earlier this week, local officials gathered on Friday to witness the signing of an executive order by Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther that supports and reaffirms the city’s pro-immigration and pro-refugee resettlement policies. “This reinforces and expands what we have been doing for decades,” stated Ginther. “It is also consistent […]

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Photos: Youth Protesters Hold Midday Rally Against Muslim Ban

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Photos: Youth Protesters Hold Midday Rally Against Muslim Ban

Students from Columbus Alternative High School rallied in front of the Statehouse today to protest what’s been widely referred to as the Muslim Ban. President Donald Trump’s executive order barring immigrants and refugees from seven majority-Muslim nations has caused confusion at international airports, split up families and received mass public backlash, including a protest on […]

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Grassroots: Ohio Revolution Leads Statewide Resistance

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: Ohio Revolution Leads Statewide Resistance

Liberals have been busy for the last 10 days. Since Donald Trump’s rise to presidency, he’s signed 18 Executive Orders. His signature has halted the US Refugee Admissions Program and banned immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. It’s advanced on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines and stripped federal funding […]

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Mayor and City Council President Renew Support for Refugee Settlement in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayor and City Council President Renew Support for Refugee Settlement in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther joined Columbus City Council President Zach Klein in announcing this afternoon that the City of Columbus would continue forward in its effort to accept refugees and immigrants, defying the executive order issued by President Trump last Friday. “Our immigrant population is part of the fabric of what makes Columbus so vibrant,” stated […]

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Photos: Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

A group of locals organized a protest effort today to rally against the immigration ban proposed by the Trump administration, and hundreds of supporters turned out to show their support. The event was originally slated to be held in a surface parking lot outside of the airport terminal, but photos show that the crowds marched […]

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Protest Taking Place at John Glenn Airport

Walker Evans Walker Evans Protest Taking Place at John Glenn Airport

Just a day after immigration protests took over JFK Airport in New York (and many others), a group of local organizers are calling for a similar event at the John Glenn Airport in Columbus. The event is scheduled to take place this afternoon from 1pm to 4pm and calls for a peaceful protest following the […]

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New ‘Not So Late Show’ Tackles Trump Topics This Weekend

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher New ‘Not So Late Show’ Tackles Trump Topics This Weekend

The Not So Late Show at Shadowbox Live’s Backstage Bistro is back for round two this Saturday evening. In its season premiere hosted by Johnny DiLoretto and Sommer Marie Sterud, Columbus’ only live talk show’s newest season will hone in on politics. The Trump presidency in particular. Saturday’s first show is titled “Bring on the […]

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