Ohio proposal would label neo-Nazi groups terrorists

COLUMBUS, OH (AP) — Police in Ohio would be directed to recognize white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations under a state legislative proposal. The resolution was introduced Thursday by Democratic state Rep. David Leland, of Columbus. It follows…

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House OKs concealed-guns in schools, day-cares, churches

These people are knowingly violating the law,” said Rep. David Leland, D-Columbus. “They’re taking a concealed deadly weapon into a prohibited space. ... The message that we’re sending is that it’s an open season for somebody to illegally, purposely, knowingly…

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Editorial: Open the shades on charter spending

State Rep. David J. Leland, D-Columbus, has introduced legislation to accomplish this goal. In fewer than 100 words, the bill declares “funds that the department of education pays to a community (charter) school or nonpublic school . . . are…

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Ohio lawmakers want to honor African American baseball pioneer

"Moses Fleetwood Walker Day" would recognize the historic career of the Ohio native COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – State Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Thomas West (D-Canton) reintroduced legislation to honor Moses Fleetwood Walker, the nation’s first professional African American baseball player,…

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