"There are two words not mentioned in SB 870: Donald Trump," said Ms. Johnson in her Tuesday floor speech. "In my opinion, he's the reason the National Popular Vote has caught on so aggressively of late. If we're going to end a historic institution, let it be prompted by something loftier than dislike for one particular president. Let regular voters make that decision, not the legislature."
"If somebody has a history of hurting themselves or threatening someone else, a family member could get them help before they require hospitalization or they're picked up by police and taken to jail or, in the worst-case scenario, end up dead," said Betsy Johnson, associate executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio.