Democrat Bill Patmon, a black state representative in Ohio, has introduced a bill to end Ohio state funding to Planned Parenthood.

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At an anti-abortion rally in front of the Ohio Statehouse, state Rep. Bill Patmon, an African American Democrat from Cleveland, announced he’s co-sponsoring …
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Democrat Bill Patmon, a black state representative in Ohio, has introduced a bill to end Ohio state funding to Planned Parenthood.
“Five thousand, four hundred and ninety-nine abortions are in Cuyahoga County, which I happen to represent,” Patmon said in a speech Tuesday. “And 63 percent of them are black women, 63 percent of them are of a certain hue of their skin.”
“You hear a lot of demonstrations across the country now, about black lives matter,” Patmon added. “Well, they skipped one place. They should be in front of Planned Parenthood.”
Patmon was speaking at a pro-life rally at the Ohio statehouse.

This Day In History August 1

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USS Nautilus during her initial sea trials, 20 January 1955

This Day In History August 1
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A great American historian from Arkansas was born in Vanndale in 1908 and wrote “Origins of the New South” and “The Burden of Southern History” plus many other outstanding works.

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Question: Who is this great Arkansas historian from Vanndale?

 
1789 In an effort to raise money to help finance the United States government the United States Customs Service begins to enforce the Traffic Act that was passed by Congress.
1852 The Zion Methodist Church of San Francisco was the First African American Methodist Church to be established.
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1867 After the Civil War, and under the new 13th-15th amendments to the United States Constitution, African American voters were able to vote for the first time in a United States, state elections in the southern state of Tennessee.
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Reconstruction gave black farmer, businessman and soldier the right to vote for the first time in 1867, as celebrated by Harper’s Weekly on its front cover, …

1873 After years of planning and working in the city of San Francisco, the first cable cars begin service.

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1957 NORAD, with a string of radar sites called the Dew line, was created in the far north in Canada, under a United States and Canadian treaty which was called North American Air Defense Command. The purpose of the system was to help warn
of a missile or aircraft attack over the North Pole from Russia.
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NORAD/USNORTHCOM Alternate Command Center prior to the Cheyenne Mountain Realignment.

1958 After becoming fully operational, the USS Nautilus, the first US atomic sub, starts the first transit of the North Pole under the ice caps in operation “Sunshine”.

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1972 American investigative journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward of the Washington Post broke the first story exposing the Watergate scandal which led to President Nixon to resign from office.
 

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Answer: Vann Woodward.