Rapid Response Request – Ohio Legislature lame-duck session voting on critical bills.

Rapid Response Request

The Ohio Legislature is in the middle of lame-duck session and critical bills are moving quickly. Act now and share this message.
WHAT:
ASK FOR A YES VOTE ON HB81, which provides that a person with serious mental illness who is convicted of aggravated murder cannot be sentenced to death
WHY:
It may be voted upon by the House TOMORROW.
CALL: Your state representative

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WHAT:
ASK FOR A NO VOTE ON HB625, which would prohibit local governments from imposing a tax or fee on single-use containers, like bottles and plastic bags.
WHY: It may be voted upon by the House TOMORROW.
CALL: Your state representative

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WHAT:
ASK FOR A NO VOTE ON SB250, which would impinge on 1st amendment rights to protest and free speech.Â
WHY: It may have a final hearing tomorrow and then voted upon by the House.
CALL: Your State Senator

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WHAT: ASK FOR A NO VOTE ON HB228 (STAND YOUR GROUND), which would allow lethal force to be the first line of defense for citizens.
WHY: It passed in the House and will likely be heard in the Senate next week.
CALL: Your State Senator

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WHAT: ASK FOR A NO VOTE ON HB258 (HEARTBEAT BILL), which would prohibit abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detectable.Â
WHY: It passed in the House and will likely be heard in the Senate next week.Â
CALL: Your State Senator
Thank you for your time and dedication to better public policies for all Ohioans. You may reply to this email or call 614-469-1505 if you have any questions.
LWVO Advocacy Team
League of Women Voters of Ohio | 614-469-1505 | www.lwvohio.org
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