We Are Ohio Launches First Ad Against Kasich's SB 5

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We Are Ohio launched its first ad today in its "No on Issue 2" campaign to repeal Senate Bill 5, the anti-collective bargaining law pushed by Gov. John Kasich (R). The ad features firefighters explaining why the law will make their job harder. The ad campaign was announced with events in major cities across the state where first responders told press how the bill would hurt them and the jobs they do:

“I will vote NO on Issue 2 because Senate Bill 5 will make it harder for me to get the necessary training and equipment I need to protect my community,” said Dave Wright a firefighter in Dayton. “I’ve been a firefighter for 22 years. I just want to be treated fairly and serve the people of Dayton.”

“I’m honored to stand with my fellow first responders today to say I’m voting NO on Issue 2 because Senate Bill 5 goes too far,” said Doug Stern a Cincinnati firefighter. “Senate Bill 5 makes it illegal for me to fight for safe staffing levels. This puts the safety of the people I’m trying to serve and protect, as well as my safety at risk.”

Those who are interested can support the campaign by sharing the video with friends and family, follow the organization on Facebook or contribute to help finance this and other ads.

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