Tamir Rice tragedy hits close to home (b)

I am incredibly saddened by the death of 12 year old Tamir Rice in Cleveland. He was shot and killed by police while in possession of an air soft (bb) gun. Our Foster son was also 12 and asked repeatedly for this type of gun. Trips to Dicks and other similar stores inevitably led us …

Children’s Services Levy Passed!

Thank you to the 70% of voters who approved the Children’s Services Levy last night. Almost 199,000 voters said “yes” to continuing the funding of programs vital to providing services to the most vulnerable. There is still much to do and processes to improve, but it is a good start. One bright spot in an …

Pregnant women more susceptible to domestic violence……….Florida man shoots pregnant wife in back of the head, claims it was self-defense.

A Florida man was placed under arrest over the weekend after he admitted fatally shooting his wife during a domestic dispute. Port St. Lucie Police on Sunday responded to a call from 21-year-old Chekingson Sinclair, who said that he had shot his wife, Argrett, according to WPBF. Responding officers found the pregnant woman dead at …

Family Pride Network Event

On a super sunny Sunday afternoon, we went to the Grange Audoban Park for the Family Pride Network event “Nurturing GLBT Families”. It is always so interesting to meet GLBTs from Columbus that we have not met before. Columbus has such a small town feel, so when you realize how big a city it really …