Politicians want to tie the hands of courts to step in and protect your voting rights. The latest voter restriction has passed the legislature and now awaits Governor Kasich’s signature — tell him to veto SB 296!
Imagine heading to the polls and when you get there all the machines are malfunctioning or there is no power at the center. You wait for an hour, but have to leave to go to work or pick up your children. It might be difficult for you to get back to the polls before 7:30 p.m.
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2,952 people are in solitary confinement in Ohio prisons on any given day. More than a quarter have a mental illness.
Solitary confinement is not rehabilitative. It does not prepare people for transition to the general prison population or back into the community. It does not make prisons — or our communities — any safer.
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Stop the death penalty in Ohio. Contact Governor Kasich and urge him to halt all executions.
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