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November 2017



Pro-Life? Or so-called "Pro-Choice"?
I just had a few thoughts on that topic of life and death: The pro-life position is easy to defend both on scientific and moral grounds. The DNA of a newly fertilized egg (embryo) is unmistakably human. On what grounds should it ever be legal to take the life of an innocent human being? Regarding the so-called "pro-choice" position, I find it completely indefensible. On what other conditions do they accept the killing of an innocent human being? And what about the father of the child? Does he get a voice in the decision to kill his baby? What about the child? Who is supposed to speak for the child? Does it really matter which end of the birth canal the baby is on?

Replica Title Bill
My latest bill is HB 421. It is the first bi-partisan and non-controversial bill I've ever done. (Don't get used to that.) It is the brain child of State Representative
John Patterson (D - Ashtabula). He asked me to be a joint sponsor and I've since become fascinated with the topic. For people familiar with kit cars and home made experimental contraptions, those cars are titled in Ohio with a generic name and the year of manufacture. For a car that is a replica of something from days gone by, the bill allows the car to be titled as a replica of whatever it most closely resembles. So, in addition to (not in place of) the current language on such titles, the added language would be something like "Replica 1931 Packard."

Ohio House of Representatives - My current active House bills:

HB 53 - Public Sector Right to Work

HB 233 - Decriminalization Effort for Ending Notorious Deaths (DEFEND). It decriminalizes so-called "gun free zones" for Concealed Handgun License (CHL) holders. This bill passed the House and is awaiting action in the Senate.

HB 333 - Eliminates the Ohio Marriage Penalty.

HB 421 - Replica Title Bill

Video Central
Socialism is for Suckers: Venezuela - Bill Whittle (4 minutes)
Guns, CNN, and Sutherland Springs - Bill Whittle (4 minutes)

Event Calendar
December 1, 2017
"First Friday" happy hour at McCormick & Schmick's.
Register here.

December 11, 2017
COAST Christmas Party at DeSha's starting at 6 PM.

Becker for State Representative - Vetted, Tested, and Proven!
"Becker has a legitimate claim as the state's most conservative legislator," according to The [Cleveland] Plain Dealer (September 2017).
"Rep. John Becker, suburban Cincinnati Republicanů [holds] the unofficial title as the General Assembly's most conservative lawmaker," proclaimed the Columbus Dispatch (September 2015).
Becker wins prestigious William Wilberforce Leadership Award (April 2015).
"GOP Ohio House freshman Becker is no shrinking violet," headlined the Columbus Dispatch (December 2014).
" arguably the most conservative member of the Ohio House," said The Cincinnati Enquirer (January 2014).
Ranked as a top tier "most archconservative" by the Columbus Dispatch (September 2013).

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Introduction (38 seconds)

Second Amendment (36 seconds)

Taxes (49 seconds)

Energy (55 seconds)

Pro-Life (42 seconds)

Creation Science and Evolution (42 sec.)

State Government Spending (45 sec.)

Donate (50 seconds)

State Government (37 seconds)

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