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Ohio Democratic leaders, women's rights activists furious over new Ohio abortion law pushed by Trump that prevents abortions after 5 months of pregnancy but are glad Governor Kasich vetoed the heartbeat bill that prevents abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually after six weeks....Ohio Democratic Party, Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, and the Imperial Women Coalition express discontent on new abortion law.....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Ohio Governor John Kasich President-elect Donald Trump ( ) /   ( ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: By Editor-in-Chief  Kathy Wray Coleman, a-24-year journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years, and who interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview,   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS .  (Note: A former biology teacher and longtime Cleveland activist, Coleman is the most read reporter in Ohio on Google Plus with some 3.4 million views). CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio- Some   Democrats, pro-choice proponents, and greater Cleveland activists are outraged with Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who vetoed a state legislative m

By Kathy Wray Coleman: North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor, Peace Action, grassroots, labor coalition to hold rally, march against proposed federal cuts by Congress to food stamps at 4 pm, Tuesday, December 17, 2013, public square in downtown Cleveland, Ohio

By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-A coalition of Cleveland area grassroots activists and labor advocates dubbed "The No Cuts Coalition" will host a stop-cuts-to-food stamps rally and march at 4 pm on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 on Public Square in downtown Cleveland at the northwest quadrant by the Tom Johnson statute, community activists said Monday. (Editor's note: For more information on the rally and march contact  the North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor at  216-881-7200). Proposed federal cuts to the budget, the infighting in Congress that could cause a second government shutdown in under two months, include $39 billion over 10 years by the U.S. House of Representatives, and $4.1 billion over the same period by the U.S. Senate.   "One in six families don't know where their

Uppercut victim Shidea Lane found guilty of disorderly conduct by Shaker Hts Judge K.J. Montgomery, former bus driver Artis Hughes, who sucker punched Lane and tossed her from an RTA bus after an altercation between the two, was previously found guilty of assault

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Shidea N. Lane (pictured), the young Black woman who made national news last year for getting uppercut, choked, and thrown from a Regional Transit Authority (RTA) bus by since fired bus driver Artis Hughes, pleaded no contest on Tuesday to misdemeanor disorderly conduct before Shaker Hts Municipal Court Judge K. J Montgomery and was found guilty.  She will be sentenced next month and faces a maximum $250 fine and 30 days in jail.  The criminal charge, brought by the City of Beachwood where the incident occurred,  was heard in Shaker Hts court, which hears t raffic and misdemeanor cases and some civil lawsuits from Beahwood and other neighboring municipalities. "We were there for support and the judge did not want to here anything from Shidea's attorney on the bruises she allegedly got, " said Valerie Robinson, 76, a member of  the Imperial Women and Stop Targeting Ohio's poor, and a retired Cleveland schools teacher.  Imperial Women, a great

Uppercut RTA bus driver victim Shidea Lane to make plea tomorrow in Shaker Hts Municipal Court on disorderly conduct charge, fired RTA bus driver Artis Hughes, who sucker punched the young Black woman and threw her from an RTA bus last year, was found guilty of assaulting Lane, Imperial Women representative to attend hearing, Imperial Women object to outrageous violence against women and call for not guilty finding or probation without criminal record for Lane, 25

Shidea N. Lane  Artis Hughes By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black newspapers  ( )  Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by email at and by phone at 216-659-0473 CLEVELAND, Ohio- Shidea N. Lane, the young Black woman who made national news last year for getting uppercut, choked, and thrown from a Regional Transit Authority (RTA) bus by since fired bus driver Artis Hughes, will plead no contest tomorrow to misdemeanor disorderly conduct before Shaker Hts Municipal Court Judge K. J Montgomery, her lawyer Attorney Dale Friedland told Cleveland Urban News.Com Monday afternoon.  "Shidea will plead no contest and we hope the judge will find her not guilty," said Friedland, who added that Montgomery and Beachwood Prosecutor Thomas Greve had rejected his request for probation before judgment without a cri