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Stuck in Sanctuary: Edith Espinal Clings to Hope in Columbus After Being Denied Asylum

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Stuck in Sanctuary: Edith Espinal Clings to Hope in Columbus After Being Denied Asylum

Right now, there are about 48 undocumented immigrants in sanctuary across the country. Several are in Ohio. One, Edith Espinal, is here in Columbus. Since October 10, 2017 — her deportation date — Espinal has been under virtual house arrest at Columbus Mennonite Church (CMC) in Clintonville. As a place of worship, CMC is considered […]

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Writing the 28th Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

  Writing the 28th Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

Together we’re going to win the first Constitutional amendment in the digital age, and there’s no reason why every American can’t be at the table! Come out to this great (and free!) event in Columbus on the evening of April 12th, hosted by American Promise and American Constitution Society, as part of our national tour […]

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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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Thousands Take Part in 2018 Women’s March in Columbus

Katherine Forbes Katherine Forbes Thousands Take Part in 2018 Women’s March in Columbus

On the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration, and the first day of the government shutdown, a crowd of an estimated 3,000 Central Ohio residents gathered at the Ohio Convention Center for the Women’s March 2018. Organized by Socialist Alternative and the Women’s March Ohio – Columbus Region, in addition to marching, the sizable crowd […]

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Columbus Stands Behind Support of DACA

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Stands Behind Support of DACA

As the federal government scrambles to avoid a shutdown at midnight tonight, much of the conversation centers around the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. While national lawmakers struggle to reach a deal, many in Columbus are taking a firm stance behind supporting the program that provides protection for young unauthorized immigrants — commonly referred […]

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Photos: MAGA Rally and Counter Protest in Columbus

Katherine Forbes Katherine Forbes Photos: MAGA Rally and Counter Protest in Columbus

Editor’s Note: Hundreds gathered at the Ohio Statehouse on Saturday to take part in either the MAGA Rally or the Counter Protest. To read more about the events, CLICK HERE. All photos by Katherine Forbes of KRForbesPhotography.

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Photos: Trump Supporters and Protestors Gather Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Trump Supporters and Protestors Gather Downtown

Hundreds of vocal citizens gathered on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse yesterday afternoon to share their opinions of President Donald Trump. Supporters rallied on the steps of the Statehouse as a part of a national “Make America Great Again” Rally that took place in large cities all across the US, while a counter-protest took […]

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ALL THINGS BRUNCH FEST 2018!

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The biggest brunch festival in Columbus returns! Join us on Friday, April 20th for the ALL THINGS BRUNCH Festival and taste your way through the best sweet and savory brunch menus that Columbus has to offer! Limited tickets are available and are likely to sell out in advance:

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS