Tag Archives: Ohio

OHIO: Man Arrested For Aggravated Menacing After Grindr Post Vowing To Kill “85 Faggots At A Gay Club”

Fox News Columbus reports: A man has been arrested for making death threats towards the LGBTQ community on a popular dating app. The Columbus Division of Police said in a post on their Facebook page, that officers arrested 27-year-old Me’Shach Israel-Miller Tuesday night at his home and charged him with inducing panic and aggravated menacing. Police say on March 1, ...

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OHIO: School District On Lockdown After 7th Grader Shoots Himself In Middle School Restroom [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Schools in the Jackson Local School District in Stark County are on lockdown after a seventh grade student shot himself on a middle school campus. Just before 8 a.m., a student shot himself in the men’s restroom at Jackson Memorial Middle School, according to Jackson Township police. Police say the boy was transported to a nearby hospital. ...

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OHIO: GOP Rep. Jim Renacci To Unveil US Senate Bid

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci plans to run for U.S. Senate after President Donald Trump’s political team urged the Republican to do so. That means Renacci will jump out of the Ohio governor’s race, according to Republicans with knowledge of the decision. An announcement is expected Thursday morning. White House political staff sat down with Renacci Wednesday ...

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OHIO: GOP Trump Sycophant Josh Mandel Drops Out Of 2018 Senate Race, Cites Wife’s Failing Health

The Washington Post reports: Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel abruptly ended his campaign for the U.S. Senate on Friday, dealing a blow to the GOP in one of the marquee contests of the 2018 elections. In an email to supporters, the Republican cited an unspecified health issue his wife is battling as the reason for his decision. “Understanding and dealing with ...

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OHIO: Right Wing Group Blasts “Stalwarts Of Christian Morality” For Covering Up Sex Assault By Former Rep

The Columbus Dispatch reports: The Republican Liberty Caucus of Ohio has joined those criticizing the sexual behavior of former Rep. Wes Goodman, R-Cardigan, and what it portrayed as his enablers. The caucus, which describes itself as the “philosophical core” of the Republican Party, issued a statement Wednesday “to set the record straight on where we stand today.” “Last week, Wes ...

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Perkins: There Will Be No Statement On Wes Goodman

Yesterday the Christian Post published a lengthy recounting of the Wes Goodman sexual assault scandal and resulting coverup, concluding their story with this sentence: “The Christian Post reached out to FRC and Perkins for comment, but was told the organization will not be releasing a statement on the issue.” Meanwhile right wing columnist Rod Dreher lays into Perkins at the ...

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BRO-TO-BRO: Dozens Come Forward With Stories Of Lewd Come-Ons From Anti-LGBT Family Values GOP Rep

The Independent Journal Review reports: Disgraced Ohio State Representative Wes Goodman — a Republican — in the wake of the lawmaker’s recently-revealed sex scandal and resignation is being accused by dozens of people of sexual misconduct. IJR has obtained testimonies from over 30 individuals who have had inappropriate and never-before-shared experiences with Goodman. The victims were almost always political activists ...

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OHIO: Family Values GOP State Rep Who Resigned Over Gay Tryst Had Long History Of “Predatory Behavior”

Cleveland.com reports: In public, Wesley Goodman was an up-and-coming conservative who championed pro-family and anti-LGBT causes and aspired to someday run for Congress. In private, he exchanged salacious texts and emails with gay men he met on Capitol Hill, and sent sexually suggestive messages to young men he met through conservative circles who were too intimidated to publicly complain, according ...

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SORRY NOT SORRY: Ohio Dem Gubernatorial Candidate “Apologizes” For Bragging About Sexual Conquests

“If I offended anyone, particularly the wonderful women in my life, I apologize. But if I have helped elevate the discussion on the serious issues of sexual assault, as opposed to personal indiscretions, to a new level…I make no apologies. Suggesting the admitted conduct of Senator Al Franken and the alleged conduct of Judge Roy Moore are on the same ...

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OHIO: Dem Governor Candidate Brags About Sexual Conquests: I’ve Bedded 50 “Very Attractive Females”

Cleveland.com reports: Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill, a Democratic candidate for governor, apparently trying to head off any criticisms from his opponents, revealed his sexual escapades over the years on a Facebook post. A post on O’Neill’s official Facebook said he was speaking up “on behalf of all heterosexual males” after allegations against Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken came ...

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OHIO: Family Values GOP State Rep Resigns After “Inappropriate Behavior” In His Office With Another Man

The Columbus Dispatch reports: State Rep. Wes Goodman, who consistently touted his faith and conservative values, abruptly resigned late Tuesday after being confronted with evidence of inappropriate conduct with another man inside his Riffe Center office, the second Ohio lawmaker to fall within a month. House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, R-Clarksville, met Tuesday afternoon with the Cardington Republican soon after the ...

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Senior GOP House Rep. Pat Tiberi To Resign

The New York Times reports: In a sign of mounting frustration among Republicans in Washington, Representative Pat Tiberi of Ohio, a senior lawmaker with close ties to his party’s leaders, is expected to resign and take up an executive post with a business group in his home state, according to three Republicans briefed on his plans. An abrupt departure by ...

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“Fascist Solutions” Fliers Appear At Cleveland State

Cleveland’s CBS affiliate reports: A flier posted all over the main classroom building at Cleveland State University targets the LGBTQ community. “Kinda just surprised and disgusted,” one person on campus said about the flier. The flier depicts an illustration of a man with a rope tied around his neck. It also gives statistics of what it claims are suicide rates ...

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Stung By Endless Scandal And Legislative Defeats, Trump To Seek Ego Boost With Abrupt Ohio Rally

The Hill reports: President Trump will hold a rally in Ohio scheduled for next Tuesday in the wake of Senate Republicans hitting a major roadblock in their ObamaCare repeal efforts. Trump will appear at a rally in Youngstown, Ohio at the Covelli Centre at 7 p.m on July 25. He has held a number of campaign-style rallies since his election ...

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TOLEDO: God Failed To Destroy The City So Tongues Speaking Prophetess Opal Covey Runs For Mayor Again

The Toledo Blade reports: Self-described “Prophetess” Opal Covey, 76, filed signature petitions Friday to run for mayor in the Sept. 12 primary. Ms. Covey, a Republican and a church minister, claimed Friday with no evidence that she was a victim of voter fraud, for which she blamed Democrats, in her previous runs for mayor. She has run for mayor in ...

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OHIO: Trump Ally Sheriff Says “We Don’t Do Narcan” Because Survivors Are Unhappy To See The Police

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones says his deputies won’t carry Narcan, despite its effectiveness reversing the effects opioid and heroin overdoses. He’s the only sheriff in Southwest Ohio whose department doesn’t use it. I asked Jones about Narcan after the controversial comments made by a Middletown city councilman about refusing to respond to overdose runs. ...

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Ohio Republican: Just Let Drug Addicts Die [VIDEO]

His comments were made more than a week ago but have gained nationwide attention in recent days. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: Let them die. That was the jarring message from Middletown City Councilman Dan Picard. A day before Middletown’s council meeting on June 20, City Manager Doug Adkins attended a local heroin summit. He told people there the city was ...

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OHIO: Homeland Security Looks Into Terror Threat Against Columbus Pride Made By School Employee

NBC News reports: The Columbus Police Department and Homeland Security are looking into a Facebook post that called for the killing of LGBTQ people, ahead of this weekend’s Pride Festival. The post was made to a page dedicated to the event; the poster wrote, “I hope this event turns out like the Boston Marathon a few year’s (sic) back.” The ...

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TOLEDO: God Burns Prophetess Opal Covey’s Van

A few years ago “prophetess” Opal Covey, Toledo’s tongues-speaking perennial mayoral candidate, warned that God would rain fire down on the city if she wasn’t elected. So this just happened: Opal Covey’s now famous campaign van caught fire on Navarre Avenue in east Toledo. She says the motor shut down as she was driving. When she tried to restart the ...

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OHIO: Columbus Bans Ex-Gay Torture [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Officials in Columbus have voted to ban conversion therapy in the city. The Columbus City Council voted to ban the practice in a meeting Monday night. Conversion therapy is any practice that seeks to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Professionals in the medical community say the practice is illegitimate and does not work. LGBTQ ...

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