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For a Healthy, Safe, and Just Ohio
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Meet Dr. Duffee

Dr. Duffee is a pediatrician and child psychiatrist who has worked for over thirty years in the Miami Valley to improve the lives of children and families.  He is the founding physician of Rocking Horse Community Health Center in Springfield.

He lives with his wife of 42 years in rural Clark County where they tend a few chickens, keep honey bees, and, in the early spring, tap Sugar Maples. They have three children and four grandchildren, one of whom recently graduated from Yellow Springs High School.

Democracy in Peril

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all [people] are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.

The Declaration of Independence of the United States

[N]o preference shall be given, by law, to any religious society; nor shall any interference with the rights of conscience be permitted.

     The general assembly shall not pass a [redistricting] plan that unduly favors or disfavors a political party or its incumbents. 

Constitution of the State of Ohio

Why I Am Running

For every legislative initiative,

consider first the impact on those with the most need

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 Equitable Access to Healthcare

  • Reproductive Freedom: the right to choose when and with whom to start a family

  • Abortion as essential healthcare that saves lives

  • Comprehensive healthcare without government intrusion: the right to privacy

  • Support for maternal, child, and family health 

   

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A Just and Safe Community

  • Free elections with fair maps

  • Common sense gun safety

  • Jobs with a living wage

  • Racism and gun violence treated as public health crises

  • LGBTQ+ rights

  • Support for community policing and paramedicine

  • Alternative response strategies for mental health and substance abuse crises

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A Livable Future

  • Fair funding for schools

  • Investment in early childhood programs

  • Broadband for all

  • Economic incentives for clean energy and policies to limit climate change

  • Support for regenerative agriculture 

  • Science at the center of policy

Endorsements

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