In Cuyahoga County, responses to youth crime have been rooted in outdated “tough-on-crime” policies and practices. At the ACLU of Ohio, we believe all children have the capacity to change and are deserving of second chances.
HB 151 would make Ohio a substantially more hostile place for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth who just want to play their favorite sports in a safe environment.December 12, 2022 LGBTQ Rights
As you know, HJR 6 seeks to change the Ohio Constitution so future ballot initiatives, both citizen-led and now those led by the General Assembly, require at least 60% approval of voters for passage.December 7, 2022 Voting Rights
The ACLU of Ohio supports HB 567 for the transparency its passage will provide to the public and stakeholders with regard to court documents and the actions of judges.December 6, 2022
Every Ohioan wants, and expects our election systems to be secure, accessible, and as efficient as possible. HB 458 would radically alter the way in which Ohioans cast their ballot and subject every voter to a my-way-or-the-highway, strict photo ID mandate.December 6, 2022 Voting Rights
First of all, I want you to know that right now, abortion before 22 weeks gestation is legal across Ohio. There are 9 clinics providing medication and/or procedural abortion care to Ohioans across the state when they need it.November 30, 2022 Reproductive Freedom