Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
Ohio Religious Leaders Push For Expansion Of Civil Rights.
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About a hundred religious leaders across Ohio are pushing for an expansion of the state’s civil rights law that bans discrimination in housing, hiring, public accommodations, and credit. In addition to the current ban on discrimination based on race, gender, nationality, and religion…they want to add sexual orientation. It’s an idea that’s been around for decades but has never passed the Ohio legislature. And a group of OTHER religious activists are hoping to KEEP it that way. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.