The Ohio Democratic Party filed an Amicus Brief at the United States Supreme Court urging the court to reverse the Sixth Circuit ruling upholding Ohio’s ban on marriage equality. In addition, the ODP is working with the Michigan Democratic Party—uniting hundreds of officials from all four states of the Sixth Circuit (Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio) to speak up in one voice for the rights of those who these “bans” have unconstitutionally targeted for a decade. Ohio’s Attorney General Mike DeWine continues to go to the highest court in the land to forcefully rebut his deeply flawed legal reasoning.
State of the State Address : 2015
Governor John Kasich (R) delivers his fifth State of the State Address before a joint session of the Ohio General Assembly in Wilmington.
Ohio Democratic Party Bolsters Emphasis on Local Races in ’15 and Beyond
COLUMBUS– Last night, at a meeting with county party chairs from across the state, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper announced the Party’s plan to make early investments in local races throughout Ohio in 2015.
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
— Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus met with candidates for the next Ohio Democratic Party Chairmanship yesterday for a frank discussion on the issues affecting African Americans.