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  • Judge tosses former Congressman’s lawsuit against pro-life group

    01/29/2013 5:02:10 AM PST · by IbJensen · 3 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 1/28/2013 | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – A former Congressman who sued the Susan B. Anthony List for losing his election in 2010 has lost his case. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Black, an Obama appointee, admitted in his seven-page ruling that he could not “see the forest for the trees” when he originally allowed Driehaus' defamation lawsuit to go forward. The former Cincinnati congressman, who identified as a “pro-life Democrat,” filed suit after SBA List threatened to take out billboards saying: “Shame on Steve Driehaus! Driehaus voted FOR taxpayer-funded abortion.” Although the signs never went up, Driehaus said the...
  • Better Man Won

    10/27/2011 5:30:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | October 27, 2011 | Editor
    Lawsuit Abuse: A congressman voted out of office last year is suing, claiming that the election loss cost him his livelihood. There are so many things wrong here that we almost don't know where to begin. Former Rep. Steve Driehaus lost Ohio's 1st congressional district race in 2010. He was thrown out by the voters after serving a single term. But rather than showing some class and proving he is a man of character, he's suing the Susan B. Anthony List because it identified him as a member who voted against its pro-life principles. He claims that the group is...
  • Failed Democrat Pol Sues Critics Over Election Loss

    10/25/2011 10:30:09 AM PDT · by jakerobins · 40 replies
    There's nothing quite like a politician scorned. When voters in Ohio's 1st Congressional District threw Democrat Steve Driehaus out of office after only one term, he did not bow out gracefully. No, he decided to get even. So he did what anyone does in today's culture: he sued somebody. Charging that its activities contributed to his defeat and thus to his "loss of livelihood," Driehaus is suing the Susan B. Anthony List, a group that supports pro-life candidates for Congress and which has been one of the leading and most effective organizations involved in the fight to cut off federal...
  • Defeated congressman sues pro-life PAC for ‘loss of livelihood’

    12/20/2010 4:05:11 PM PST · by freespirited · 17 replies
    Examiner ^ | 12/20/10 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    What a sore loser. Even before he was kicked to the curb by Ohio voters, Rep. Steve Driehaus, D-Ohio, tried to silence the Alexandria-based Susan B. Anthony List for criticizing his vote for Obamacare after the Stupak amendment banning the use of federal funds for abortion was stripped out of the bill. Citing an Ohio statute that makes it a crime to knowingly tell malicious lies about a public official, the formerly pro-life congressman filed a criminal complaint against the PAC on Oct. 6, insisting that the health care bill he voted for would not fund abortion. “The four billboards...
  • Ohio Democrat Threatens Pro-Life Leader With Jail

    10/20/2010 7:35:48 AM PDT · by kristinn · 10 replies
    Human Events ^ | Wednesday, October 20, 2010 | Connie Hair
    Rep. Steve Driehaus (D-Ohio) got himself into deep water when he took a principled stand to defend life earlier this year -- then buckled to his pro-abortion leadership to vote in favor of passing Obamacare. The legislation passed by Democrats allows the use of taxpayer dollars to fund abortion on demand through government-run insurance plans. Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List), is being threatened with possible jail time for informing voters that Driehaus voted in favor of taxpayer-funded abortion with his vote for Obamacare. “Ironically, ours is the position that so-called ‘pro-life’ Democrats themselves held...
  • Dems pull support from first House incumbent this cycle [Steve Driehaus in Ohio]

    10/11/2010 7:14:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    MSNBC ^ | October 11, 2010 | Chuck Todd
    According to multiple sources, including those folks who watch TV ad buys for a living, the first incumbent House Democrat to see the national party (DCCC) fully pull its financial support for TV ads is: Ohio Democrat Steve Driehaus. Driehaus is facing a rematch with the Republican former congressman he defeated in 2008, Steve Chabot. Polling in this Cincinnati-area district this entire year had shown Driehaus behind Chabot. It's a district that in 2008 saw a surge in African-American turnout that many folks attributed to Barack Obama's name being on the ballot. Without the same level of support, it's an...
  • Health Care: Tea Party Protest Candlelight Vigil

    03/21/2010 9:32:27 PM PDT · by timestax · 87 replies · 1,256+ views
    March 22,2010 | timestax
    Cincinnati Tea Party meets downtown Cincinnati, to hold candlelight vigil and send a massage to U.S.Rep.Steve Driehaus-DWest Price Hill,to vote no on the Obama Insurance Bill. My final headcount was nearly 400, counting teenagers and children too.