What They’re Saying: Portman “Stands With NRA” in Votes Against Gun Safety

COLUMBUS — On Monday, Sen. Rob Portman sided with the special interests that fund his campaign and voted against gun safety amendments to ban suspected terrorists from buying guns and to close loopholes in background check laws. Portman was quickly condemned for his “astounding lack of courage” and “pure political cowardice.” Here’s what they’re saying:

On Columbus Pride Weekend, Ohio LGBTQ Leaders Condemn Portman

COLUMBUS – Ahead of this weekend’s Columbus Pride celebration, today Ohio LGBTQ leaders released the following statements highlighting Sen. Rob Portman’s vote against banning suspected terrorists from buying weapons and his “confusing stance on gun regulations.” From Mary Jo Hudson, Ohio LGBTQ community leader and Columbus school board member: “This Pride weekend will not only

Ohio Seniors, Ohio Democratic Party Call Out Portman’s Record Of Hurting Seniors

Today Marks Anniversary of Portman Stating It Would Be “Irresponsible” NOT to Cut Medicare COLUMBUS — To mark today’s five-year anniversary of Sen. Rob Portman’s statement that it would be “irresponsible” not to cut Medicare, the Ohio Alliance for Retired Americans and the Ohio Democratic Party held a press conference call to discuss Portman’s record

Ohio Veterans and Servicemembers Call on Portman to Step Down from Homeland Security Committee for Missed Hearings on Domestic Terrorism

COLUMBUS — Today, U.S. Air Force veteran and former state Rep. Connie Pillich and Cleveland City Councilman Terrell Pruitt, a major in the Ohio Army National Guard, called on Sen. Rob Portman to step down from the Homeland Security Committee because of missed hearings on domestic terrorism. A recent report revealed that Portman missed an

Chairman David Pepper Condemns Portman’s Vote to Allow Suspected Terrorists to Buy Guns and Explosives

Pepper Calls Portman’s Vote “Reprehensible” COLUMBUS — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper today condemned Sen. Rob Portman’s vote against stopping suspected terrorists from buying weapons. “As we mourn and come together following the mass shooting at an LGBT club in Orlando, we must also assess what can be done to help prevent domestic terrorism