Obamacare Cancellations by State

The Liberty Foundation of America released a new short report which details Obamacare cancellations by state.  The report was written by Mary McCleary who also works for Opportunity Ohio.  To read the report, click here:  Obamacare Cancellations Create Headache for Businesses and Policy Holders.

Based on their research, The Liberty Foundation has calculated that at least 5,680,600 plans have been cancelled so far.  The massive amount of cancellations led to Politifact awarding Lie of Year […]

New Book: The Founding Debate

Yesterday, Matt Mayer, the president of Opportunity Ohio, released his third book The Founding Debate: Where Should the Power Over Our Lives Reside?  It is now available for purchase on Amazon for just $5.39.  The book will make a great Christmas gift for anyone who is interested in the Constitution, US history, or balance of power between the federal government and the states.  All proceeds from book sales will be donated to charity.

Here is […]

State wisely abandons stand-off with Ohio Amish family over forced health care

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December 6, 2013

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Maurice A . Thompson
Victory for Parental Rights: State Agrees to End Stand-Off with Amish Family over Forced Health Care
Official who had sought to take family’s daughter from home and force chemotherapy on her, despite parent’s earnest objections and Health Care Freedom Amendment, resigns as guardian
Family will continue to pursue alternative treatment

Columbus, OH – The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today accepted the Resignation as Limited Guardian of a state official […]

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State’s Forced Chemo on Amish Child Violates Parental Rights, Health Care Freedom

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November 26, 2013

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Maurice A . Thompson
State sues to take Amish family’s daughter and force chemo on her after chemo nearly kills her and family chooses different treatment option

Columbus, OH – The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today began representation of Andy and Anna Hershberger, parents of Sarah Hershberger, a ten year old Amish girl upon whom the State of Ohio, through Akron Children’s Hospital, seeks to force an unnecessary and potentially-deadly […]

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Obamacare Brings Higher Healthcare Costs to Ohio

This past week, Opportunity Ohio and Media Trackers have been busy crunching the numbers on Obamacare premiums.  So far, the punchline is that healthcare costs will be going up, especially for young people.  Although it is now possible to sign up for insurance through the federal exchange – that is if you don’t run into a glitch, there are still lots of unknowns surrounding the Affordable Care Act.  Even though limited information is available […]

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Supreme Court Argument Wednesday: Can Ohioans Stop “JobsOhio” in Court?

1851 Center will argue that state taxpayers maintain standing to challenge the constitutionality of corporate welfare
Columbus, OH – On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral arguments on the extent to which Ohioans may take legal action to force state government to comply with the Ohio constitution’s spending, indebtedness, cronyism, and corporate welfare constraints.

The 1851 Center asserts that if Ohio’s high court gives a pass to lower court rulings that Progress Ohio […]

Ohio Families Losing Ground as Incomes Fall

Today, Opportunity Ohio released a short report on recently released household income data for the 50 states.  Ohio Families Losing Ground as Incomes Fall by Mary McCleary details Ohio’s plight over the last decade as the state has continued to drop in household income rankings.  From 2011 to 2012, Ohio’s inflation adjusted median household income fell over $1,200.  Currently, Ohio ranks 10th worst among the states with a median household income of $44,375, which […]

Opportunity Ohio Releases Levy Calculator & School Data Tool

Today Opportunity Ohio released a new transparency tool to help citizens hold their school districts accountable for spending choices.  This tool will be especially valuable to homeowners as they try to figure out how money proposed levies will cost them annually.  The tool also contains fiscal information for each district.  Please check out this groundbreaking tool here.

Below is the press release that Opportunity Ohio sent out earlier today:

Contact:  Mary McCleary, 614-636-2663

Opportunity Ohio Releases Groundbreaking […]

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1851 Center Moves to Protect Ohioans’ Initiative and Referendum Rights

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September 20, 2013

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Maurice A . Thompson

Legal Center Moves to Protect Ohioans’ Initiative and Referendum Rights from Legislative Suppression
Key features of Senate Bill 47 “reform” violate Ohio Constitution and First Amendment speech and associational rights, restrict free trade
Columbus, OH – The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today moved in federal court to immediately enjoin the state from enforcing Senate Bill 47’s new limits on Ohioans’ initiative and referendum rights. The legislation, which became […]

3rd Annual “We the People Convention” Coming to Columbus on September 28

We the People Convention
4682 State Route 43 • Kent, Ohio • 44240
866-427-9257 • 800-846-4632 (Fax) • www.WethePeopleConvention.org

PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, September 4, 2013
Contact: Tom Zawistowski

MEDIA NOTE: Convention Program Schedule Attached

KENT, OH – Tom Zawistowski, President of the We the People Convention, announced today that the 2013 We the People Convention will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Columbus, OH. A main focus of the 2013 WTPC will be a two hour presentation and discussion […]

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