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Happy Pride Month. Bully GOP lawmakers are fixated on assaulting our community | David DeWitt

BY: - June 8, 2023

Theirs is a campaign of fear, hate, and intimidation, meant to dismantle 50 years of progress.

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LGBTQ kids need protection from bullies and violence, not adults targeting and bullying them too

BY: - January 26, 2023

LGBTQ people and our allies have to be constantly vocal and vigilant in standing up against the bullies. We are funnier, smarter, and stronger than them.

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A reflection on Charles Dickens and the history and meaning of the season | David DeWitt

BY: - December 24, 2022

May blessings be upon us all and may we all count our blessings. In humble gratitude for our fortune, may we extend our blessings to others.

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Sculpture of dying Shawnee chief Tecumseh by Ferdinand Pettrich. Photo from the National Portrait Gallery.

Tecumseh, the war for the Northwest Territory, and how it changed the nation | Opinion

BY: - October 7, 2022

The defeat and destruction of the Erie led to Ohio country becoming devoid of many significant, permanent Indigenous inhabitants.

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Ohio GOP’s attempted erasure of a 10-year-old rape victim is sick and disturbed | Opinion

BY: - July 15, 2022

This is a matter of basic human decency, good faith and sensitivity on the most fundamental level of society.

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A Republic, if we can keep it: It’s time for renewed, relentless action | David DeWitt

BY: - July 4, 2022

This Fourth of July, I will not be made despondent by the malicious designs of traitors and tyrants. I will be celebrating the unfolding of progress paid for in blood by patriots.

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We have the tools to build an extraordinary civilization. We ought to use them | David DeWitt

BY: - May 1, 2022

We must cleanse the toxins in the bloodstream of America's body politic, and move toward a vision of something equitable, just, verdant, and prosperous for all of us.

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Control over the federal courts is about raw political power, nothing more | Opinion

BY: - October 6, 2020

This power grab was decades in the making, and its consequences will reverberate just as long.