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Down syndrome abortion ban stands in appeals court ruling

A court of appeals said an Ohio law banning abortions in Down Syndrome cases can continue, reversing the decision of a lower court. The U.S....

Law takes effect legalizing concealed knife carry; also allows for brass...

Ohioans can now secretly carry knives under a new law that took effect Monday. Prior law prohibited anyone in the state from carrying a concealed...

U.S. gun violence an ‘international embarrassment,’ Biden says in rolling out...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday reiterated his call on Congress to pass stalled gun legislation reform but also outlined executive action he’s...

How a powerful state law blocks Ohio cities from gun regulation

The Ohio Supreme Court declined Wednesday to review an appellate court’s decision, letting stand a ruling that the city of Cincinnati cannot ban “bump...

Ohio AG: Clear death penalty roadblocks or get rid of it

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost last week used an annual report to draw attention to the fact that 140 people are languishing on death...

Voting rights advocates air worries about onslaught of new state election...

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House elections panel on Thursday heard from witnesses about the need to craft a new formula that identifies which states...

Bill would create anonymous hotline for wage discrimination claims

Two Democratic Ohio legislators are hoping to supplement legislation regarding equal pay in the state by creating a reporting system for wage discrimination. The legislation...

After financing xenophobic campaign, FirstEnergy deplores anti-Asian bigotry

There has been a terrifying surge in violence against Asians over the past year, prompting one Ohio company to take a stand on an...

Chauvin trial begins with opening statements focused on cause of death,...

By Max Nesterak, States Newsroom Attorneys in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin laid out their case on Monday before 14...

Shawnee professor can sue university over gender identity policy, appellate court...

A Shawnee State philosophy professor is allowed to continue his lawsuit against the university over disciplinary action the university took after he refused to...
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