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Ohio amendment to curb ‘out-of-state special interests’ gets nearly all its funding from them

BY: - July 31, 2023

Roughly $35 million has flowed to political groups aiming to influence Ohio’s August special election. That includes money for campaigns for or against the ballot measure raising the threshold for constitutional amendments, as well as several closely aligned organizations. On both sides — those opposing Issue 1, those supporting it, and those technically fighting November’s […]

Strategies emerge as abortion rights fight ramps up

BY: - March 6, 2023

As abortion rights groups prepare to collect the amount of signatures needed to place a constitutional amendment on the ballot, anti-abortion rights groups may have shed light on statements they plan to use against the initiative. In three separate press releases sent by anti-abortion groups after the Ohio Attorney General approved proposed amendment language, the […]