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Ohio GOP lawmakers override Governor Mike DeWine's veto of anti-transgender House Bill 68.....By Clevelandurbannews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Senate on Wednesday overruled Gov. Mike DeWine's (pictured veto of House Bill 68, paving the way for a  transgender ban against minors seeking health care and transgender boys and men playing girls’ and women’s sports in K-12 schools and colleges and universities in Ohio.

The state Senate voted 24-8, largely  along party lines,  and after the House voted to override the veto on Jan 10.

A two-term governor and former US senator,  DeWine bucked his party to veto the bill, prompting former President Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican nomination for president, to chastise him publicly.

What happens next, remains to be seen, including possible litigation relative to the controversial issue from pro-transgender advocates who say the bill is  government overreach and an unconstitutional  attack on the LGBTQ community.

clevelandurbannews.com and www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com the most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog in Ohio and in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview, CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 January 2024 19:56

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