Take Action: Call the Chair of the State and Local Government Committee!
In just a couple minutes, you can make a powerful impact. Legislators take calls from people very seriously.
Please call Representative Scott Wiggam and ask him to oppose HB327 & HB322. He is the Chair of the State and Local Government Committee and can stop both bills from moving forward.
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 ask Representative Wiggam to oppose both HB327 and HB322. Both bills would ban the teaching of important topics surrounding race, sex, and gender in Ohio’s schools. The bills would also hurt educators ability to teach current events in their classrooms as well as hurt free speech in school districts all over Ohio.
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|Level||Title||Number||Status||Equality Ohio Position||Topics|
|state||Banning Critical Race Theory (House)||HB322/HB327||Introduced 05/25/2021||Oppose||Racial Justice, Education, LGBTQ Youth|
|state||Designate Pride Month 2021||SB197||Referred to Government Oversight and Reform Committee 06/16/2021||Support||Pride Month|
|state||Don’t Say Gay, Don’t Mention Race||HB 616||Introduced 04/04/2022||Oppose||Education|
|federal||Equality Act||HR5||Passed House of Representatives 2/25/2021||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||HB454: Banning Affirming Care||HB454||Introduced 10/19/2021||Oppose||Healthcare, Affirming Care, Transgender|
|state||Ohio Fairness Act (House)||HB208||Referred to House Commerce & Labor Committee 3/17/2021||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||Ohio Fairness Act (Senate)||SB119||Referred to Senate Government Oversight Committee 3/11/2021||Support||LGBTQ Nondiscrimination|
|state||Protecting Youth from Conversion “Therapy” (House)||HB420||Referred to Health 2/19/20||Support||Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth|
|state||Protecting Youth from Conversion “Therapy” (Senate)||SB50||Referred to Health 2/10/21||Support||Conversion Therapy, LGBTQ Youth|
|state||Transgender Athlete Ban (House)||HB61||Referred to Primary and Secondary Education Committee, 2/4/2021||Oppose||LGBTQ Youth, High School and College Sports|
|state||Transgender Athlete Ban (Senate)||SB132||Introduced 3/16/2021||Oppose||LGBTQ Youth, High School and College Sports|
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