February 1, 2018

Gun.com, Chris Eger, February, 1, 2018- A previous ruling that found the city’s gun offender registry and extensive local ordinances on firearms were unconstitutional was upheld Wednesday by the Ohio Supreme Court. The high court this week declined to hear an appeal by the city in the challenge brought by Ohioans for …

October 13, 2017

Marcellus Drilling News, Staff, October 10, 2017- In July MDN told you that puppets of the PA-based Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) have once again gotten enough signatures to put a so-called Community Bill of Rights (i.e. frack ban) ballot measure on the ballot this November in Youngstown, Ohio …

September 12, 2017

The Athens Messenger, Dick McGinn, September 11, 2017- As reported in The Messenger (“Groups weigh in on Athens County charter dispute” 9/7/17), several state-level organizations have submitted amicus curiae (“friends of the court”) briefs to the Ohio Supreme Court supporting the Athens County Board of Elections’ decision to refuse to …

August 22, 2017

The Athens News, David DeWitt, August 20, 2017- In a blow against local efforts to ban fracking-waste injection wells in Athens County, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted declined last week to consider the argument of a group protesting the local election board’s decision to keep a proposed county charter …