Past Meetup

CFINO Presents: The State of Separation of Church & State in Ohio

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Join us for Center for Inquiry Northeast Ohio's ( November Akron-Canton chapter meeting, which will feature two Ohio state legislators- Representative Mike Foley and Senator Michael Skindell! Together they will give us a rundown of "The State of Separation of Church and State" in Ohio.

Senator Michael Skindell ( (D-Lakewood) was elected to serve Lakewood, Cleveland and Ohio's 23rd Senate District in November, 2010. He comes from the Ohio House of Representatives, where he served four terms as the Representative for Ohio's 13th House District. After graduating cum laude with a bachelor's degree in business and political science from Walsh College, Skindell earned his law degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He represented the people of Lakewood as a Councilman at Large between 1998 and 2002.

Representative Mike Foley ( (D-Cleveland) of the 14th District was appointed to represent constituents in Brook Park, Parma Heights, and Cleveland Wards 19, 20 and 21 in May of 2006. Voters then formally elected him to continue his work at the Statehouse in November 2006 and in November 2008. Rep. Foley earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Dayton and his law degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He has used that education to defend the rights of Ohioans, especially in the area of housing.

Don't miss this very special event- see you there! :)