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United States

2 January 2011

Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ohio), Editorial

There they go again. The Ohio Supreme Court -- in tandem with the state legislature -- seems determined to deny cities the right to govern themselves, in flagrant disregard of a key principle enshrined in the Ohio Constitution. On Wednesday, the Republican-dominated high court upheld the right of lobbyists -- er, lawmakers -- to usurp home rule when it comes to passing legislation such as assault-weapon bans and handgun registration requirements. In a 5-2 decision,... (

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