This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
Ohio Amish Argue Against Guradian In Chemo Case
An Ohio Amish couple who fled with their 11-year-old daughter so she wouldn’t be forced to get chemotherapy say a court was wrong to appoint a guardian to make medical decisions for her.
The lawyer for Sarah Hershberger’s family argues for a reversal of that decision in a new filing in their state court appeal. He says Ohio’s guardianship statutes appear to let courts substitute their judgment for that of suitable parents, and that the court should take a narrower view limiting such second-guessing by the state.
The guardian wants to stop trying to force Sarah to resume chemotherapy and has asked to resign. A Medina County judge hasn’t decided whether to accept the request, which could end the family’s fight against a hospital.