Rep. Fudge: Republicans Restricting Voting Rights Targeting Minorities

WASHINGTON, DC— The Ohio House passed a bill (53-39) that would shorten the early voting period, creating longer lines and discouraging voting across Ohio. Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) made this statement in reference to the passage: “This measure builds upon a targeted strategy by Republicans to obstruct Ohioans from exercising their constitutional right to […]

Rep. Fudge on Passing of Dr. Dorothy Irene Height

Rep. Marica L. Fudge Issues Statement on the Passing of Civil Rights Matriarch Dr. Dorothy Irene Height   April 20, 2010 “Today Civil Rights icon and humanitarian Dr. Dorothy Height passed away. She was my friend, my mentor, and my predecessor as national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. “Dr. Height was passionate about justice and […]

Rep. Fudge’s Recent Comments on King Holiday

Excerpt taken from: “A Revolution of Values”: A Modern Look at MLK and the Civil Rights Movement by Chris Enoch 1/20/09 Reactions from Ohio’s Congressional Delegation: “This birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. is truly at the intersection of history. Today we herald a great Civil Rights leader on the eve of a major accomplishment […]