When Fred L. Charon and his partner, Bruce Howe, turned off the Ohio Turnpike in desperation in April 1992, they could not have anticipated they would trigger a precedent-setting case for the rights of people with AIDS. Aided by the ACLU, their case became the first in which people with AIDS (PWAs) won protection from discrimination in public accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Below is our Chief Lobbyist Gary Daniels’ proponent testimony on Sub. House Bill 369. This was delivered to the House Civil Justice Committee on November 19, 2020.
To Chairman Hambley, Vice Chair Patton, Ranking Member Brown, and members of the House Civil Justice Committee, thank you for this opportunity to present proponent testimony on Substitute House Bill 369.
Last week, Secretary of State Frank LaRose penned an op-ed in the Cincinnati Enquirer titled Ohio is a model for how to run elections. The piece gives high praise to Ohio for how smoothly our election went, citing how fast we released our results on election night, the state’s impressive poll worker recruitment, and the convenience of our absentee ballot system.
Below is our Chief Lobbyist Gary Daniels’ proponent testimony on Sub. Senate Bill 3. This was delivered to the House Criminal Justice Committee on November 10, 2020.
To Chairman Lang, Vice Chair Plummer, Ranking Member Leland, and members of the House Criminal Justice Committee, thank you for this opportunity to present proponent testimony on Substitute Senate Bill 3.
This originaly appeared on Cleveland.com on Nov. 1, 2020.
CLEVELAND — This is the first election in our lifetimes to occur during a global pandemic, and one in which an unprecedented number of voters will cast their ballots by mail.