Media Advisory
Ben Shapiro to Testify at Ohio General Assembly in Support of Free Speech on Campus

COLUMBUS – Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro will testify before the Ohio General Assembly on Tuesday, November 13 in support of HB 758, the FORUM Act (Forming Open and Robust University Minds). Sponsored by Rep. Niraj Antani (R-Miamisburg) and Rep. Andrew Brenner (R-Powell), the FORUM Act protects the rights of Ohio college students to speak, protest, and organize on campus.

WHO: Ben Shapiro, Editor in Chief of The Daily Wire, and Host of The Ben Shapiro Show

WHAT: Testimony in support of HB 758, the FORUM Act

WHEN: Tuesday, November 13 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215, House Higher Education Committee, Room 115

Mr. Shapiro will be available to speak with the media immediately following the hearing at 2 p.m. in the Harding Press room.

Also testifying in support of the FORUM Act will be:

Aaron Baer, Citizens for Community Values President
Tyson Langhofer, Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel and Director of the Center for Academic Freedom
Tyler Coward, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Legislative Counsel
Ohio college students from Students for Life of America and Young America’s Foundation

For questions, please contact Claire Dyson at 513.733.5775 or clairedyson@ccv.org.

As Ohio’s Family Policy Council, Citizens for Community Values seeks the good of our neighbors throughout Ohio by advocating for public policy that reflects the truth of the Gospel. We endeavor to create an Ohio where God’s blessings of life, family, and religious freedom are treasured, respected, and protected.
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