With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
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.