Vol 8 Issue 1
The History of Women's Issues Network
By: Sue A
What we know as Women’s Issues Network today, started as Clark Countians for CHOICE in the 1990’s. Cathy Tuckerman and Sue Allen recently sat down to try to remember our history, so dates are approximate to the best of our memory.
As CcforC, we were a group of Planned Parenthood supporters that were concerned about reproductive rights. Our leaders were Sue A, Colleen B, Janet C, Jan D, Karen D, Nora P, Cathy T, and Peg V. We participated in marches, went to Washington DC, wrote “Letters to the Editor”, held small fundraisers, and had a booth at the county Fair. For many years, that booth was shared with Project Woman and Black Women’s Leadership Caucus...read more
Time to Crime: Guns and The Buckeye State
By: Marcy W
On Thursday February 23rd, Steven Dettelbach, ATF Director, was special guest speaker during an Ohio Moms Demand Action meeting to review the state of gun laws in Ohio. He discussed a report recently released by ATF: "National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment: Crime Guns Volume 2," which lists detailed statistics on gun trafficking by state.
This report is the first released report of its kind in the past 20 years. During his presentation, he discussed “time to crime” as a metric reported by each state. This metric measures the length of time between the date of a firearm’s purchase to the date of its recovery by law enforcement as a gun used in a crime....read more
CCDP Adopts the Democratic Creed as presented in Democrats 101
By: Karen D
WE BELIEVE all people are created equal, that this is America’s fundamental ideal.
WE BELIEVE that America is a democracy, by and for the people: ruled by the Constitution and its interpretations, protected by the Bill of Rights and inspired by the Declaration of Independence....read more