Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
That proposal that ohio legislators passed earlier this year putting limits on strip clubs became law Wednesday. That’s because elections officials have formally declared that a petition drive, aimed at repealing the measure at the polls in November, has come up short. Still, critics of the law are not giving up.
A group trying to overturn statewide restrictions on strip clubs says it won’t change its name despite legal threats by a conservative Christian organization.
Strip-club owners and dancers will try to get voters to overturn recently approved restrictions that will forbid touching of strippers and nude dancing after midnight.
Ohio House lawmakers voted 73 to 24 to pass a plan that would ban strip club customers from touching dancers. It would also ban full nudity in nightclubs after midnight.
An Ohio House committee has approved a compromise to a controversial statewide crackdown on adult businesses.