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Kucinich: OH Atty General facilitated permit for pro-gun group

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Dennis Kucinich said fellow Ohio Gubernatorial candidate for the Dem nomination, Richard Cordray, ran his attorney general’s office as "an extension of the NRA." That included Cordray helping a gun rights group hold a rally outside of the statehouse, Kucinich said in a Feb. 27 speech. "One unpublicized official act was a very unusual intervention with the Capitol Square Commission," Kucinich said. "As the commission’s attorney, the attorney general directed it to permit an armed group to have a rally on the statehouse grounds, even taking the extraordinary step of assuming personal responsibility for waiving an insurance requirement in the event of an incident." Politifact checked it out:

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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