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Mar. 24 March for Our Lives - Norwalk
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM - Meet 11:30 at Norwalk HS student lot.
Mar. 25 Firelands Indivisible March Meeting
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM - 24 W. Main Street, Norwalk
Mar. 28 HCDP Policy Committee
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Apr. 13 Breakfast at Berry's
7:00 AM - Berry's Restaurant, Norwalk
Register to Vote
By contacting the Huron County Board of Elections, 180 Milan Avenue, Norwalk. Phone 419-668-8238. To check if you are registered, see the My Vote Section above.
In The News
How the NRA resurrected the Second Amendment - Here’s the story of how America’s gun politics got so broken.
(Vox, Mar 14, 2018) "[T]his deterioration has been decades in the making, as ... the National Rifle Association, took part in a decades-long, massive political campaign that helped alter Americans’ — and even the courts’ — views of gun rights and particularly the Second Amendment. In doing this, the NRA shifted the country from the view that the Second Amendment is about the federal government’s role in state-run militias to one that it’s really about individual Americans’ right to bear arms.
How immigration raids have — and haven’t — changed under the Trump administration
(PRI's The World, Mar 16, 2018) "[I]mmigrant advocates and observers said enforcement tactics of [ICE] have changed under the Trump Administration. Arrests by the agency increased by 30 percent in fiscal year 2017, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. Immigrant advocates and analysts attribute that jump to the agency casting a wider net and arresting people whose only offense is breaking immigration laws. 'People who are not expecting enforcement are suddenly faced with enforcement,' [an expert observer] said."
Students are rising up against gun violence in the aftermath of the Florida shooting
(Vox, Feb 21, 2018) "This time, it may be different. That seems to be the hope after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed at least 17 people and injured at least 14 others. In the days after the shooting, students and activists have called on their peers around the country to demand action. This has so far culminated in two planned events: the National School Walkout on March 14 and the March for Our Lives on March 24."
Ohio voter purge travels to U.S. Supreme Court
(The New Political, Jan 22, 2018) The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on Sec. Husted's voter purging policy by summer. "According to the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, states are prohibited from removing 'the name of any person from the official list of registered voters for failing to vote.' Yet under Ohio state policy, voters who miss two federal elections are sent a confirmation notice ... If they fail to return the notice and fail to participate in voter activity for the next four years, their registration to vote is removed.”