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August 3, 2015

Marriage for Same-Sex Couples: Looking Ahead » Stow

Wilson Huhn, ACLU of Ohio board member and professor emeritus of the University of Akron School of Law, will address the recent Supreme Court decision granting marriage rights to all in the Obergefell v. Hodges case. What does the ruling mean, and what are its implications for religious liberty and in other areas of society?

Start: August 3, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 3, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library
3512 Darrow Road, Stow, OH, 44224
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August 11, 2015

Prisons For Profit at the Kent Branch, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library » Toledo

The ACLU of Ohio presents a free screening of “Prisons for Profit” at the Kent Branch of the Tooledo-Lucas County Public Library.

The documentary, produced as part of our ongoing work on the issue of criminal justice reform, chronicles the aftermath of the nation’s first state prison sold to a for-profit corporation, the Corrections Corporation of America.

Start: August 11, 2015 5:30 pm
End: August 11, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Kent Branch of the Toledo-Lucas Public Library
3101 Collingwood Boulevard, Toledo, OH, 43610
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August 27, 2015

Lessons Learned: Preparing for the 2016 Cleveland Republican National Convention » Cleveland

The ACLU of Ohio and the Ohio Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild present a talk by Kris Hermes, national activist, award-winning NLG member, and frequent contributor to The Huffington Post, who recently published the book “Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000.”

By examining the events stemming from the Republican National Convention protests in 2000, “Crashing the Party” is an engrossing combination of social history and courtroom drama which explains the origins, development, and extent of the contemporary policing of political protest.

Start: August 27, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: ACLU of Ohio
4506 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44103
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September 17, 2015

Constitution Day* » Everywhere

In 2004, Congress created Constitution Day on September 17 and passed a law requiring all publicly funded schools to provide educational programming on the Constitution.

Why September 17? It was on this day in 1787 that the United States Constitution was signed by the delegates who were present at the Constitutional Convention.

Start: September 17, 2015 12:00 am
Venue: Unnamed Venue
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October 4, 2015

Walk to Stop Executions » Lucasville/Columbus

Walk to Stop Executions focuses on the need to abolish the death penalty in Ohio.

The event will begin on Sunday, October 4, in Lucasville, Ohio, near the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility. An orientation meeting for participants will be held the night before the walk.

Start: October 4, 2015 12:00 am
End: October 10, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Ohio Statehouse
Ohio State Capitol, Columbus, OH, 43215
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