House Bill 109

Committee passes GOP bill boosting penalties for protests that become ‘riots’

BY: - November 11, 2021

An Ohio House committee passed legislation Wednesday that would amplify criminal penalties against people who attend protests that devolve into what the law considers a “riot.” House Bill 109 is one of several pieces of legislation written in response to protests that formed in the summer of 2020. They occurred after footage captured a Minneapolis […]