ACLU of Ohio http://wyso.org en Ohio ACLU Asks To Be In Facial Recognition Analysis http://wyso.org/post/ohio-aclu-asks-be-facial-recognition-analysis <p>The Ohio chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is asking the state's attorney general to be included in the commission studying Ohio's new facial recognition program.</p><p>The organization on Wednesday sent a letter to Attorney General Mike DeWine saying it believes it is "necessary and appropriate" that it has a voice on the commission because of its unique understanding of privacy law.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 38479 at http://wyso.org Governor Kasich Signs Ban on Certain Abortion Coverage http://wyso.org/post/governor-kasich-signs-ban-certain-abortion-coverage <p>Governor Kasich has signed into law a bill to prohibit abortion coverage by health plans operating in the new insurance exchanges that were laid out in the federal health care overhaul.</p><p>The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has claimed the measure is unconstitutional and has said it would fight it in court.</p><p>The ACLU of Ohio says the ban on abortion coverage violates a voter-backed state constitutional amendment that says no law or rule should prohibit the purchase or sale of health care or insurance.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 21:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 8835 at http://wyso.org