By Chris Geggie
The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio supports a bipartisan bill which seeks to spare those with severe and persistent mental illness from facing execution in the state of Ohio. This bill came out of the Ohio Supreme Court Task Force, which recommends an end to this barbaric practice.
By Steve David
Do your job.
That, in a nutshell, is the advice offered recently by the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Board of Professional Conduct to judges who decline to marry same-sex couples based on their personal, moral, or religious beliefs.
The board’s advisory opinion provided guidance on two questions:
- May a judge who performs civil marriages refuse same-sex couples while continuing to marry opposite sex couples?