Coalition of Nearly Two Dozen Organizations Hold Rally at Statehouse to Oppose Anti-Protest and Anti-Democracy Bills
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September 22, 2021
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COALITION OF NEARLY TWO DOZEN ORGANIZATIONS HOLD RALLY AT STATEHOUSE TO OPPOSE ANTI-PROTEST AND ANTI-DEMOCRACY BILLS
Faith leaders and community advocates meet at the Statehouse to educate legislators on why anti-protest and anti-democracy bills are bad for Ohioans.
Columbus, OH — On Wednesday, September 22nd at 1:00 p.m., a coalition of nearly two dozen organizations (listed below) will gather for a rally on the West steps of the Statehouse. Faith leaders, community advocates and musicians will highlight the fact that a healthy democracy makes room for protest and offers robust access to voters.
During the day, voters from around the state will meet with their representatives and staff. They will be discussing the following bills: HB 22, HB 109, HB 294, SB 16, and SB 41.
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Democracy rally and lobby visits led by faith leaders and community advocates
Wednesday, September 22nd at 1:00 p.m.
Ohio Statehouse – West steps
1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215
In case of weather, the event will be moved to Galbreath Pavilion, Ohio Theater, 39 E. State St., Columbus, OH 43215
Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan, Jr., Ohio Council of Churches
Rev. Terry Williams, Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
Jheri Neri, Greater Cincinnati Native American Coalition
Pastor Brandi Slaughter, Ohio Council of Churches
Rev. Joan Van Becelaere, Unitarian Universalist Justice Ohio
Paisha Thomas, Say it Loud Columbus
Julie Kronenberger & Elizabeth Bolen, Showing up for Racial Justice
Buckeye Environmental Network
Death Penalty Action
Faith in Public Life
The InterReligious Task Force on Central America (IRTF)
Miami Valley Unitarian Universalists Fellowship
Ohio Council of Churches
Ohio Poor People’s Campaign
Ohio Religious Coalition For Reproductive Choice
Our Revolution Central Ohio
Our Revolution Ohio
Serve The People – Cleveland
Showing Up for Racial Justice – Northeast Ohio (SURJ – NEO)
Sierra Club – Central Ohio Group
Stop Ohio Anti-Protest Bills
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ohio
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