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Kasich vows veto of controversial bills

Nov 20, 2018 - The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)

Ohio Gov. John Kasich will veto both a heartbeat bill and stand-your-ground legislation if the controversial bills reach his desk during the legislature's current lame-duck session.

That could set up a dramatic political contest of "beat the clock" in the waning days of 2018.

During a meeting with reporters Monday afternoon outside the door to his Statehouse office, Kasich said he has not changed his opposition to either proposal. Two years ago he vetoed the Heartbeat Bill, which wou...