OP-ED: Disrespectful, dishonest Brian Stewart owes apology to me and every other Ohioan

This op-ed by Executive Director Emily Cole appeared in the Columbus Dispatch on May 10, 2023 — click to read on dispatch.com.

Ohio State Rep. Brian Stewart (R- Ashville) is one of the leading bullies behind House Joint Resolution 1, which would undermine the sacred principle of "one person, one vote."

In short, House Joint Resolution 1 would require a 60% yes vote to pass a constitutional amendment, raising the threshold from 50% plus 1, as has been Ohio law since 1912. It is unnecessary, undemocratic, unfair, and unpopular.

VIDEO: Executive Director Emily Cole Testifies Against HJR6

Watch as OFUPAC Executive Director Emily Cole testifies against HJR6 before the House Government Oversight Committee...

Action Alert: We Need Your Help to End Mandatory Bindover in Ohio

Every day, Ohio youth fall through the cracks in our juvenile justice system. Bindover is the process by which a juvenile court judge transfers a youth’s case to an adult court to be tried and sentenced as an adult. Here in Ohio, the practice of mandatory bindover still occurs today — where the court must transfer a child to adult court if certain criteria are met.

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