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Columbus Dispatch: Transphobic Ohio lawmakers attack kids while letting spousal rape, bribery scandal slide

By Bill DeMora
January 24, 2024
The Democratic Standard

"Senate Republicans just overwhelmingly voted to override Gov. Mike DeWine’s veto of House Bill 68, the transphobic, anti-science piece of legislation that every single major medical association has come out against.

It was the first thing the Ohio Legislature did after our holiday break.

With only seven more sessions until we break for the summer in July, it begs the question: What are we working on to improve the lives of Ohioans? The answer is not much.

This has been the least effective General Assembly since 1955. Plenty of commonsense, bipartisan pieces of legislation that would actually help Ohioans have been introduced, but Republican leadership has seemingly forgotten about them in the committee process..."

Read the full column via The Columbus Dispatch.