Catholic Conference of Ohio
Thursday, January 18, 2018

News & Press - Catholic Conference of Ohio

State Ballot Issues 2017

Issue 1 & Issue 2



There are two statewide issues on the November 7, 2017 ballot.  Issue 1 is a constitutional amendment addressing the rights of crime victims.  Issue 2 is a voter initiated law-change addressing the cost of prescription drugs purchased by the state of Ohio.

Educational Videos on State Issues 1 and 2 prepared by the Ohio Secretary of State 's Office

Ohio Catholic Bishops Urge Support for HB 81 & SB 40

Prohibiting the Execution of Individuals with Severe Mental Illness

The death penalty is not the answer to the problem of violence committed by persons with severe mental illnesses. The better policy is access to appropriate mental health care.

Resources for Prison Ministry & Criminal Justice

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections
Policy regarding Roman Catholic - Orthodox Religious Services

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections