From the daily archives: Thursday, November 10, 2011

A few weeks ago, we shared with you a report published by The Buckeye Institute entitled Defending Liberty in Ohio: A Roadmap for Protecting Freedom and Limiting Government with the State Constitution. The report was published in conjunction with the Institute’s creation of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, and was attributed solely to the 1851 Center’s newly hired director, Maurice A. Thompson.  At the time, we didn’t discuss Mr. Thompson specifically, but that was nearly 3 weeks ago and things have changed.  In a very big way.

Today, Maurice Thompson spoke at a press conference announcing the 1851 Center’s intentions to place a constitutional amendment […]

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Or, in other news: “Tea Party guarantees Ohio goes for Obama, Brown and Democrats in 2012.”

Fresh off the defeat of Issue 2, the ohio Tea Party movement and the anti-labor business group, Associated Builders and Contractors of Ohio, are announcing today that they are pushing to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot to turn Ohio into a “Right-to-Work” State. 

From the Columbus Dispatch:

Despite those facts, and the notion that President Barack Obama, who has already latched onto Issue 2’s defeat and would count on labor’s support to win Ohio next year in his re-election bid, […]

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