Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
ACLU vs. Ohio Prisons over Inmate Letters
A legislative oversight committee and the American Civil Liberties Union are locked in a dispute over whether making public letters of complaint from prisoners threatens the inmates’ lives.
The ACLU says, allowing outside groups access to inmate letters helps assure that prisoner concerns are heard. The legislative oversight committee says releasing the letters puts the inmates at risk of retaliation.