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Ohio Ballot Initiative

Election Day Scuffle Nearly Ends With Voter's Nose Being Bitten Off

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

CLEVELAND — An Election Day poll worker tried to bite off a voter's nose during an argument Tuesday over a campaign sign, police and election of...

Change for Chickens (and the Nation)

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

In Ohio, half a million citizens signed petitions this year to place a measure on the statewide ballot to outlaw veal crates, gestation crates and battery cages.

Important Progress for Farm Animals in Ohio

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

Over the past year, more than 500,000 Ohio citizens signed a petition aimed at placing an initiative on the statewide ballot this November to ban cruel factory farming practices.

Time to Dig Deep for the Animals

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

Seven U.S. states have now enacted legislation to reform inhumane factory farming systems. But agribusiness officials in Ohio and their legislative cronies have vehemently opposed basic humane reforms.