Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) released the following statement after the Senate passed, on a party-line vote, Senate Bill 258 - a congressional district map that continues to gerrymander Ohio's communities:
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) condemned an amendment added to Senate Bill 157 in Government Oversight and Reform committee that would limit abortion clinics' ability to contract with physicians as the consulting doctor if they also worked at a public medical college or other public institution.
Today, state Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) issued the following statement condemning Senate Bill 123, the so-called "trigger ban" legislation that would automatically outlaw all abortions in Ohio if the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade. The bill, which had its first hearing in the Senate Health Committee today, does not contain any exceptions for rape or incest.
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) and state Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced the creation of the bicameral Ohio Gun Violence Prevention Caucus. An invite has been sent out to all Ohio House and Senate members to participate in the legislative caucus focused on advancing commonsense gun safety measures in Ohio.
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) issued the following statement in response to the recent mass shootings in Atlanta, GA, and Boulder, CO, calling on members of the 134th General Assembly to pass commonsense gun laws in Ohio.
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) expressed support for the police reform proposals made by Governor Mike DeWine yesterday in front of the Cincinnati City Council Law and Public Safety committee.
This week, state Senators Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale), Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Sandra R. Williams (D-Cleveland) announced that they will soon reintroduce six commonsense gun reform bills that would keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.