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They Deserve a Vote! Take Action!

Who will forget that moment during President Obama’s State of the Union when his voice rang out, over and over: “They deserve a vote. They deserve a vote. They deserve a vote.” Now it is time for our progressive voices to ring out. Here is how you can join in the righteous chorusMoms Demand Action group with signs:

"Nuns on the Bus" This Thursday and Friday in Columbus!

Join the Catholic Sisters in calling on our leaders to protect people who are struggling and calling on all Ohioans to vote our values. Sisters from across Ohio are traveling thousands of miles to lift up people who would be harmed by immoral budget cuts, and to remind our leadership of the need for a faithful budget that affirms the life of all God's children.

Traffic Alert: Parking information for President Obama’s visit on May 5

President Barack Obama will visit The Ohio State University campus on Saturday (5/5) where he will host a kick-off rally for his presidential campaign at the Jerome Schottenstein Center (Value City Arena). The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but RSVP’s are requested: .

Hands Off Medicaid Rally & Press Conference

Hands Off Medicaid!

Rally and Press Conference to tell Steve Stivers to stop taking Medicaid away from those in need.

Thursday, June 30, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

John W. Bricker Federal Building, 200 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio (Map)

Participating organizations: Ohio Communities United, Alliance for Retired Americans and ProgressOhio

How to Save a Dying Ocean

Pretty cool when progressives and libertarians agree on protecting the commons --- Reason is on-board with fishing caps and quotas. Watch it.

Tea Partiers Mock And Scorn Parkinson's Victim

This video shot by the Columbus Dispatch from this week's Honk and Wave in Support of Health Care at Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy's district office contains a segment where the teabaggers mock and scorn a Parkinson's victim telling him "he's in the wrong end of town to ask for handouts", calling him a communist and throwing money at him to "pay for his health care". Watch it:

Rally for Comprehensive Health Care ReformThis Saturday

Join UAPA this Saturday at the State House!

statehouseJoin up with AFSCME and other partners this Saturday as we call on members of the Ohio Congressional delegation to support HR 3200, America's Affordable Health Choices Act as it comes to a vote in the House of Representatives next week.

Saturday, July 25, 2009, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Ohio State House North Plaza

(Broad Street between High and Third)

Rallly Partners Include Progress Ohio, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Council 8, Ohio Civil Service Employees Association (OCSEA), Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE), and AFSCME Retirees Chapter 1184.

For more information, contact Aryeh Alex at, or 513.478.5928

Ohioans call on Representatives Driehaus, Space, Boccieri and Tiberi to vote yes on HR 3200, America's Affordable Health Choices Act. The bill is a uniquely American solution to the health care crisis. HR 3200 includes the choice of a public health insurance plan that will compete with private insurance companies to keep them honest and lower costs.

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