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The rapid spread of COVID-19 across the United States has forced the cancellation of numerous non-essential public events, such as parades, music festivals, and theatrical performances.

But in the swing state of Ohio, even the 2020 presidential primary is facing postponement.

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It's a common Republican talking point that students—especially those in universities—are coddled by their professors, prioritizing students' feelings and strongly-held beliefs over a well-rounded education.

Yet, in a stunning rejection of scientific facts, the Ohio House of Representatives passed H.B. 164, or the Student Religious Liberties Act, on Wednesday. The bill allows public school students to give inaccurate answers to scientific questions, as long as their inaccuracies are religiously based.

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Republican former Ohio Governor and 2016 Presidential candidate John Kasich has come out in support of a full impeachment and Senate trial of President Donald Trump.

Kasich announced his support in an interview on CNN.

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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 07: President Donald Trump speaks to members of the press before departing from the White House en route to Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on August 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is will visit the two cities to meet with victims and law enforcement following a pair of deadly shooting attacks last weekend. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

The nation is still in mourning after two mass shootings in one weekend resulted in the deaths of 31 people in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

President Donald Trump visited victims, first responders, and law enforcement in the cities on Wednesday. According to the president's social media director, Dan Scavino, Trump was treated like a "rock star" on his visit to Dayton.

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After two mass shootings in 13 hours this past weekend, resulting in the deaths of 31 people, there's been talk of how a president's job is to unite the country; to comfort his or her constituents in the face of senseless carnage.

President Donald Trump visited victims in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, where the shootings occurred. He had no sooner departed from Dayton for El Paso before tweeting out insults against (D), Fox News anchor Shep Smith, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, former Vice President Joe Biden, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, and the mayor of Dayton, Nan Whaley.

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After a deadly weekend of mass shootings, the President visited the two affected cities Wednesday.

Self-described "Assistant to President @realDonaldTrump, Director of Social Media" Dan Scavino Jr. decided to use the trip to Dayton, Ohio as a chance to take a dig at Democratic Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley who held a press conference after the President's visit.

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Nine people were killed in a shooting at a bar in Dayton, Ohio in the early hours of Sunday morning. The shooter attached a 100-round drum magazine to his weapon, allowing him to fatally shoot nine people and injure 37 in 30 seconds before being killed by police.

The second mass shooting in the United States in 13 hours, the incident sparked an all too familiar debate for Americans. Many expressed horror that a firearm capable of such carnage in such a short period of time was readily available. Others insist that any intervention on the availability of firearms is an infringement on Americans' second amendment rights.

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