News From Matt Lynch: Important Info. about Ebola & Travel Ban Petition

n3fp_LynchHeadersDear Friends, For the past week I have been inquiring with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) about our Ebola preparedness. Tonight my questions were answered and you need to know what is going on.  At 8 pm tonight I was on a conference call with Governor Kasich and the Ohio Department of Health.  Here is what I know about Ebola in Ohio. Beginning this past July the Governor and his staff began planning and […]

Judicial Watch Claim: Obama considering plan to bring non-US Ebola victims to US for treatment

th-1Today the Drudge Report linked to a story by Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner.  Bedard reports that Judicial Watch, a public watchdog group, claims President Obama is “actively formulating plans” to bring non-Americans with Ebola to the United States for treatment. Bedard provides the following quotes from Judicial Watch: 
“Specifically, the goal of the administration is to bring Ebola patients into the United States for treatment within the first days of diagnosis.” “The plans include […]

US Embassies Still Approving Visas from Ebola-stricken Countries; OH Congress Members State Positions on Containment Measures

th-1The Daily Signal, a digital news service of the Heritage Foundation, reports that U.S. embassies in Liberia, Sierre Leone, and Guinea are still processing visas for non-U.S. nationals despite the Ebola epidemic. Approximately 100 people per day are applying for U.S. visas across the three embassies. Representative Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee voiced his concerns on this issue to Secretary of State John Kerry in a letter. Royce wrote, “Given the […]

Student-led Repeal Common Core Rally in Westerville

th-1Students from Westerville North High School have organized a rally to repeal the Common Core State Standards. Student-led Repeal Common Core Rally Saturday October 18th, 12 PM – 2 PM American Legion 393 East College Avenue Westerville, Ohio The rally notice reads as follows: “Students from Westerville North High School have organized a rally to repeal the Common Core State Standards. Please make time to come out to the rally this weekend and support our […]

Northeast Ohio Congressional Candidates Give Their Positions on Obamacare

th-1The Cleveland Plain Dealer has prepared a voter guide for Northeast Ohio, and in doing so, asked a question we are all curious about: where do congressional candidates stand on the straight repeal of Obamacare. The Plain Dealer provides the congressional candidates’ unedited responses in its article as well as a link to the Cleveland Plain Dealers’ Northeast Ohio voter guide. Question: “Do you favor or oppose a straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act […]

Voter Guides for November 4th General Election

images-14Here is a list of voter guides which you may find helpful as you prepare to vote in the November 4th general election. This list is by no means complete for the entire state.  If you know of other guides, please comment below. Statewide Guides Ohio Citizens PAC Buckeye Firearms Ohio Right to Life The New American Freedom Index Hamilton County Hamilton County Liberty Alliance Tea Party has put out a message concerning tax levies […]

Common Core Protestors In Lorain County Get Their Message Across to Kasich

101114_KASICH_KB01Common Core opponents are making some noise and getting noticed – so much so that Governor Kasich felt compelled to address his position on Common Core at a campaign stop in Lorain County. The Toledo Blade reports that Governor Kasich noticed “a handful of sign-carrying protestors outside the windows” and responded as follows, “The high standards that have been set were set by experts across the country, not in Washington.” “These are people who understand […]

Ohioans for Workplace Freedom: Volunteers Needed for Election Day Signature Collection

workplace-freedom-OHElection Day, November 4th, provides an excellent opportunity for Right to Work advocates to collect signatures for Ohioans for Workplace Freedom. Please contact your fellow petition gatherers to determine optimal polling places in your county or a nearby county.  If you need help choosing a polling place in your area, contact Lisa Cooper using the form below. When choosing a polling location for signature collection, look for polling places which cover several precincts.  This will ensure […]

Local Control of Schools Not Possible Without Independent-minded School Board Members

images-14The education establishment is battening up the hatches to quell Common Core repeal. The Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA), the Ohio Association of School Board Officials (OASBO), and the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA) sent a notice to members informing them of the October 14th hearing on the Common Core repeal bill HB 597. See notice HERE. The notice is written under the assumption that its recipients – school board members and school administrators […]

Hearing Time Set for Common Core Repeal Bill

thThe Ohio House Rules and Reference Committee will hear proponent testimony on HB 597, a Common Core repeal bill, on Tuesday October 14th at 6 PM in Room 313 of the Statehouse. Reps. Matt Huffman and Andy Thompson indicated previously that the focus of this hearing would be on current Ohio school teachers. If you are a school teacher opposed to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and its related assessment system and would like to […]