Today, Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio announced the closure of two Cincinnati clinics, in Springdale and Western Hills. State Sen. Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) released the following statement in response:
COLUMBUS - State Sens. Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) and Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) announced the reintroduction of two gun reform bills - one requiring universal background checks and the other raising the minimum age to purchase a firearm.
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) applauded the U.S. Department of Justice for effectively banning the use, sale or possession of bump stocks and called for the Ohio legislature to do the same.
Today, the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus voted on and announced caucus leadership for the 133rd General Assembly, beginning in January 2019. The Caucus voted to re-elect state Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) as Minority Leader.