Joseph Platt articles

Rebuttal: No, “Pro-Lifer,” Supporting Gay Marriage Doesn’t Make You More Pro-Life

Rebuttal: No, “Pro-Lifer,” Supporting Gay Marriage Doesn’t Make You More Pro-Life

Recently an article entitled “In Defense of Gay Marriage, from a Pro-Life Republican” appeared on the blog Third Base Politics. The author, Councilman Phil Van Treuren of Amherst, Ohio, advances the premise that the pro-life movement must embrace marriage redefinition. Van Treuren castigates Cleveland Right to Life and other pro-life groups that maintain that traditional

JobsOhio or BigGovOhio?

The contentious, erratic existence of JobsOhio has, under Governor Kasich and Ohio Republican leadership, made significant strides this June in forcing bipartisan agreement among liberal, nonpartisan, and conservative groups. Unfortunately, baggage surrounding JobsOhio has only fueled the angst of disaffected Ohio conservatives at odds with the the state’s progressive liberals. John Kasich’s controversial JobsOhio program

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