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Editorials from around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:

The (Ashtabula) Star-Beacon, March 22

Ohio is one of just 13 states in which spouses can receive exceptions for rape and other sex-related offenses. Meaning with no force or threat of force, Ohio law deems that no rape or sexual assault can occur. So, if a victim is drugged, for example, the "spousal exemption" means they could avoid a rape charge, which is a first degree felony.

We hope to see a bill introduced last week in the Ohio General Assembly eventually pass and get Ohio off that ignominious list.

The bill, introduced by Democratic Reps. Greta Johnson, of...