Civil Rights

Ohio Supreme Court schedules arguments in armed teachers case

The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled time for the parties in a lawsuit about arming teachers in schools to argue their cases. The state's highest...

Ohio foodbanks call for more National Guard assistance

Ohio foodbanks have seen unprecedented demand during the coronavirus pandemic — demand they say they couldn't have met without the help of the Ohio...

Bankruptcy judge orders lobbyists to explain their role in HB 6

A federal judge handling the bankruptcy of a company involved in an allegedly corrupt nuclear bailout has ordered a prominent law firm to explain...

Immigration advocates push Biden to not just bring back DACA but...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is promising to reinstate an Obama-era program that shields deportation for some undocumented people who were brought to the...

Portman says Biden “likely” next president, says Trump’s behavior has been...

Under growing national pressure, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman on Monday conceded that former Vice President Joe Biden is "likely" to be the next president...

Activists say enhanced protest punishments will lead to more police misconduct

Police already have been overly aggressive in this year's civil rights protests, some protesters say. If Ohio adopts enhanced penalties related to protests, that...

Pastors, religious groups speak to Ohio Fairness Act

Religious leaders across the state had their turn to speak on the Ohio Fairness Act, though many spoke on issues that were taken out...

Bill allowing arming of teachers passes Ohio Senate

The Ohio Senate pushed forward a bill that will allow school personnel such as teachers to be armed while in school, if authorized by...

DeWine announces new curfew to try to slow covid spread

Desperate to slow the spread of coronavirus, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced a new curfew intended to decrease person-to-person contacts and new...

Agencies helping the poor fear a dreadful new year

The Nov. 3 general election has garnered most of the public attention lately, but officials on Monday warned that the coronavirus pandemic continues to squeeze the growing ranks of low-income Ohioans.
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