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Democrat from Ohio

Mike Foley is a Democratic state representative in the Ohio General Assembly. His 14th District  includes constituents from Brook Park, Parma Heights, and three wards in Cleveland. He was appointed to his seat in May 2006 and then elected to the post in the 2006 and 2008 general elections.

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Do protection orders really protect? The answer isn’t clear

Is it a myth that protection orders work? PolitiFact Ohio was interested. We found several studies that suggest protection orders can be effective in deterring further violence, but we also found there are pitfalls in trying to prove whether they provide actual protection. So we’re reporting our findings here, but not making a ruling on the Truth-O-Meter.