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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]