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Ohio lawmakers condemn Canadian government in House while granting lucrative deal in Senate

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — On the same day the Republican-dominated Ohio House voted for a resolution to put Canada on the religious freedom watch list, the Ohio Senate passed a bill to reward an exclusive deal to a Canadian business to run the state’s lottery. The Senate bill, SB269, lays out the authority… Read More

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Republicans in the Ohio House vote to put Canada on a federal watch list

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio House passed a resolution (House Resolution 194) late Wednesday night that urges the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom to add Canada to a religious freedom watch list. Republican Rep. Tim Ginter (R-Salem) backed the resolution for the way Canada handled lockdowns of churches and actions it… Read More

Abortion rights advocates and abortion rights opponents demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court

A Canadian official says Americans can get abortions there if Roe is overturned

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — While it’s not yet clear what resemblance the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion will bear to the final version, its current form suggests Justices may soon reverse federal abortion protections. And if that does come to pass, at least one Canadian official says Americans who are able to travel across the… Read More

A patient holds a vial of insulin during a news conference outside the Olde Walkersville Pharmacy, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Windsor, Ont.

West Virginians Head to Canada to Find Affordable Insulin

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A group of West Virginians have gone to Canada to find affordable insulin. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the caravan left Morgantown Sunday morning for Niagara Falls, where riders hoped to find insulin at about a tenth of the price found in the states. The newspaper says insulin prices have been rising… Read More