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Liz Brett, our intern and public affairs student at The Ohio State University, makes this case for paid leave in her Letter to the Editor published this weekend in the Lantern. She stresses the importance of creating policies in Ohio that make our state a place where young people will want to work, live, and start a family. Read Liz’s letter here.
Advocates Back Child Marriage Bill, But Want Age Floor at 18
Gongwer, March 21, 2018
Ohio lawmakers seek changes: In some cases ‘it’s legal to rape your spouse’
Dayton Daily News, March 22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Make a better future for Ohio by supporting paid leave legislation
The Lantern, March 23, 2018
An Ohio Bill Would Ban All Abortions. It’s Part of a Bigger Plan
The New York Times Editorial Board, March 25, 2018