When we first met with Toledo city officials to discuss safety it was the summer of 2017, and it had just been announced that Toledo would partner with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on an anti-violent crime initiative. Less crime, less violence – what could be bad about that?
We, the ACLU of Ohio, have two concerns regarding the nomination of and hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. First, a traditional concern of the American Civil Liberties Union is due process. While congressional hearings are not formally subject to the requirement of due process, when that standard is not met the American people are justifiably skeptical of the result.