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Opinion: In Ohio, Motherhood is Both Mandatory and Punished

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opinion: In Ohio, Motherhood is Both Mandatory and Punished

Remember in Halloween, when Jamie Lee Curtis uses a shotgun on Michael Myers, stabs him, and lights him on fire, only for him to rise to his feet and resume killing? I don’t know, for some reason that came to mind when I heard that Ohio legislators had, again, passed the Heartbeat Bill. You’ve heard […]

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Columbus Metropolitan Club: Conversation 2018

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Columbus Metropolitan Club: Conversation 2018

A provocative conversation with Bret Stephens and John Kasich Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Columnist and NBC political analyst, will kick off Conversation 2018 with comments about current affairs, politics, and the US state of mind. Joining him on stage will be John Kasich. What’s next for Governor Kasich and what will he […]

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Kasich Unveils Six Proposals for Gun Control

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kasich Unveils Six Proposals for Gun Control

Ohio Governor John Kasich announced six policies yesterday that he would like to see enacted to help protect Ohioans from gun violence. The move comes in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, which has motivated Kasich to update his stance on gun control. The six priorities and initiatives are as follows, directly […]

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Lt. Governor Attacks Governor on Gun Control Stance

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lt. Governor Attacks Governor on Gun Control Stance

Ohio Governor John Kasich was in the national news over the weekend for a noted change in his stance on the second amendment. In the wake of the Parkland Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead, Kasich appeared on CNN’s State of the Union to call out both President Trump and members of Congress […]

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Kasich Weighs in on Trump’s First Month

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Kasich Weighs in on Trump’s First Month

Gov. John Kasich appeared at odds with President Donald Trump this weekend when asked about issues the administration is currently dealing with. In an interview with CNN Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto, he critiqued some aspects of the president’s first month, but also suggested Trump just needs to “get his sea legs.” On Trump’s […]

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Governor Kasich Signed a 20 Week Abortion Ban Into Law

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Governor Kasich Signed a 20 Week Abortion Ban Into Law

Governor John Kasich signed a 20 week abortion ban into law Tuesday, challenging Supreme Court precedent, which guarantees the right to an abortion until the fetus is viable (about 24 weeks). The bill’s passing accompanied the line-item veto of the Heartbeat Bill, which was tacked onto House Bill 493, legislation originally addressing child abuse and […]

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Ohio Heartbeat Bill Passes Senate, Awaits Action from Gov Kasich

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Heartbeat Bill Passes Senate, Awaits Action from Gov Kasich

A ban on abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected awaits Governor John Kasich’s signature before becoming law early next year. After the Senate added the measure to House Bill 493 — meant to expedite the process by which doctors report child abuse and neglect — the bill went back to the House and was […]

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