By Ed Walsh, Staff Writer A bill has been introduced to the Ohio legislature to abolish the death penalty in the state. Ohio House Bill 183 and Ohio Senate Bill 103 would abolish further use of the death penalty in the state, but it has remained in committee for months. On […]
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Strike Two for Ohio Redistricting Commission
By Edward Walsh, Staff Writer The Ohio redistricting woes continue for Ohio legislators as the state Supreme Court’s February 7th decision rejected their most recent map proposal. This marks the third rejected proposal since the initial ruling in 2019 by a three-judge panel from the US Federal District Court for Southern […]
Ohio’s New “Stand Your Ground” Law
Photo provided courtesy of Pixabay.com. By Alexa Glista, Staff Writer On January 4, 2021, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed a “stand your ground” bill into law, making Ohio the 36th state to pass this type of legislation.  The bill, SB175, removed the “duty to retreat” requirement, “in determining […]
Collin’s Law: Tougher Penalties for Hazing in Ohio
Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com. By Madeline Olds, Staff Writer On November 12, 2018, Collin Wiant, a freshman at Ohio State University, went to the Sigma Pi fraternity house of Ohio State University for a party as part of the initiating class. That night, Wiant took a cannister filled […]