Columbus Ranked 7th in Top Metro Areas Where Women and Girls Are at Risk for Female Genital Mutilation

The Population Reference Bureau (PRB)’s estimate that over 500,000 women and girls in the U.S. are at risk for female genital mutilation (FGM), has been confirmed by an updated analysis issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). PRB’s analysis ranks Columbus as the 7th top metro area and Cleveland-Elyria as the 36th, where…

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Sherrod Brown At Forefront of Democrats’ Partisan War Against ‘Brilliant’ SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Sherrod Brown

For Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator, Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the confirmation hearing Tuesday for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court amounted to an unnecessary formality. Like many of his Democrat colleagues in the Senate, Brown had already made up his mind about Kavanaugh – no hearings required. In a…

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EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump Jr. Returns to Ohio September 13 to Campaign for Jim Renacci for Senate

Donald Trump Jr. will return to Ohio on Sept. 13 to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate U.S. Representative Jim Renacci (R-OH-16). Renacci’s campaign made the announcement late Tuesday night in an exclusive to The Ohio Star. President Trump’s son will host a fundraiser for Renacci in Columbus. This is the second…

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Will Ohio State University Review Its Deal with Nike in the Wake of the Colin Kaepernick Controversy?

When Ohio State University signed a massive $252 million deal with Nike for apparel and sponsorship there was a lot of media buzz about the arrangement.  The contract is very detailed about what Nike gets in exchange for the payments to the University, and provides Nike with several opportunities to…

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Carol Swain Commentary: Abortion and the Progressive Campaign for Black Self-Annihilation

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By Dr. Carol M. Swain   Do black lives matter to “progressive” black women? A new billboard in Dallas, Texas, made headlines last week with a controversial message encouraging black women to have no qualms about aborting their unborn babies. Three attractive, young black women with bright smiles greet passing…

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Democrats ‘Plotted Coordinated Protests’ to Shut Down Kavanaugh Hearing as Brown Stays Silent

Sherrod Brown

Democrats sought to shut down the confirmation hearing of Judge Brett Kavanaugh Tuesday under the pretense that they had not had enough time to review documents related to his years of public service. Nearly two dozen protesters suddenly appeared in the Senate hearing room, disrupting the proceedings by shouting demands…

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GOP Senate Nominee Renacci Reaches Out to Ashtabula County, Ohio Farmers to Discuss Trade, Regulations

Jim Renacci

Ohio farmers voting for a U.S. Senator in November have a choice between a Congressman who has consistently supported them or a “liberal career politician” who has consistently voted against their interests, one candidate says. U.S. Representative Jim Renacci (R-OH-16) is running for the Senate seat currently held by U.S.…

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Roger Kimball Commentary: Burying the Dead With Bile-Filled Histrionics

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by Roger Kimball   The big news last week revolved around the funerals of a 1960s pop singer and an unreliable Republican senator with a cult following among masochistic conservatives and cynical leftists eager to capitalize on his capacity to spread dissension among his nominal allies. I suppose the exploitation…

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