From the daily archives: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Summit County council President John Schmidt, County Executive Ilene Shapiro and their Democratic allies deserve a salute for erecting their own wall against President Trump’s botched anti-immigration order that has turned America’s values upside down. The council Democrats unanimously supported a resolution to that effect co-sponsored by councilwoman Elizabeth Walters 10-2 with the two dissenting Republican members, Gloria Rodgers and Ron Koehler, now in line with the Summit County Trump Party.

Schmidt said “diversity in our country should be celebrated. We hope this resolution will send a message that Summit County welcomes and supports our immigrant community.”

Good. We need […]

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In just 12 days, President Donald Trump has verified what his strongest supporters and critics believe about him, that he’s on a mission to deliver radical change that runs over everyone, and everything, that stands in his way.

Following the White House event Tuesday night at which Mr. Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his choice to fill the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, Ohio experts in reproductive rights, immigration, voting and human rights shared their thoughts Wednesday morning with reporters.

Jennifer Branch, based in Cincinnati, is an expert in reproductive rights and one of the lead counsel […]

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