Ohio is part of America's industrial heartland, and a carrier of the flag for "Midwestern values" that emphasize honesty, integrity and a respect for others.
Ohio citizens have been at the forefront of many progressive movements that have made the US a more livable, empathetic country and in efforts for the fair treatment of workers and protection and support of families.
Unfortunately, Ohio isn't consistently at the forefront of community oriented, inclusive thought today and has recently passed some to the most regressive women's rights laws in the United States.
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