Blind Voters Sue Ohio over Equal Voting Opportunities

The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities, in the areas of employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. An advocacy group and several voters who have a visual impairment are suing the state of Ohio’s election chief. What is the reason? They believe Ohio is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act when it comes to discriminating blind individuals who wish to participate in a governmental activity, such as voting. They are claiming blind voters are unable to vote privately and independently, in addition to not providing an accessible website.

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Kasich Ambushes Trump in Ohio

 

There has been a ton of talk about Republican candidate Donald Trump. Many didn’t believe it when he was announced as a serious Republican candidate. We have learned that he is in fact running and he is actually doing well in the national polls. Trump made his way to the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio on Monday, November 23rd. This was his first time visiting the state of Ohio since he began his campaign. Fellow Republican Party nominee, John Kasich, has previously gone head to head with Trump at earlier debates. Many wondered how the Ohio Governor would react to Trump taking over his home turf. Kasich was able to give Trump a run for his money.

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Ohio House Voting to Expand Conceal Carry Laws

Each state has their own laws when it comes to concealed weapons. The state of Ohio is looking to expand their state's own conceal carry laws, in order to protect the 2nd Amendment rights of all Ohioans. The new law will allow guns to be carried and concealed in public places, such as colleges, day care facilities, school safety zones, and even on private aircrafts. House Bill 48 has aimed to drop several gun free zones across the state, and won with a vote of 68-29 on November 17th.

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Plane Crashes Into Akron Apartment Building

SOURCE: CNN.com

In a “horrific” accident on Tuesday, November 10th, a Hawker 700 plane “dropped out of the sky” and smashed into a small, 4-unit apartment building in Akron, Ohio.

9 Lives Lost in Akron Plane Crash

Although there weren’t any residents in the apartment building at the time of the crash, there were still nine casualties involved. Nine people, including two crew members and seven passengers, died in the crash and the massive resulting fire.

The Florida-owned ExecuFlight pilot and the co-pilot were the two crew members aboard the small plane who died, and the seven passengers were from a Florida-based real estate company called Pebb Enterprises.

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