Make a Call
In just a couple minutes, you can make a powerful impact. Legislators take calls from people very seriously.
Please call Senator John Eklund at 614-634-9793. He is the chair of the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee, so he can decide whether to advance the Ohio Fairness Act. Since this issue impacts all Ohioans, he needs to hear from all of us, regardless of your district.
You will likely speak to an aide, or if it’s after hours, you’ll leave a voicemail.
Say something like this:
My name is [name] and I am calling to thank the Senator for holding a hearing on the Ohio Fairness Act and to ask that he hold another hearing for Senate Bill 11 so it can move through the legislative process.
|Level||Title||Number||Status||Equality Ohio Position||Topics|
|state||Designate Pride Month||SB138||Referred to Government Oversight and Reform||Support||Pride Month|
|state||Designating “Coming Out Day”||HB363||Referred to State & Local Government Committee 10/9/2019||Support||Coming Out Day|
|federal||Equality Act||HR5||Passed House of Representatives 5/17/2019||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||LGBTQ Youth Medical Care Ban||HB513||Referred to Health 3/10/20||Oppose||LGBTQ Youth, Healthcare|
|state||Ohio Fairness Act (House)||HB369||Sponsor Testimony 11/19/2019||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||Ohio Fairness Act (Senate)||SB11||Proponent Testimony 5/22/2019||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||Protecting Youth from Conversion “Therapy” (House)||HB503||Referred to Health 2/19/20||Support||Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth|
|state||Protecting Youth from Conversion “Therapy” (Senate)||SB130||Referred to Health, Human Services and Medicaid 5/1/19||Support||Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth|
|state||Transgender Athlete Ban||HB527||Referred to Primary & Secondary Education 3/10/20||Oppose||LGBTQ Youth, High School and College Sports|
|local||Westerville Nondiscrimination & Hate Crimes Ordinances||2019-18 & 2019-19||PASSED 11/19/19||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination, Hate Crimes|
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