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Freedom or Compulsion [Cover title]

Freedom or Compulsion [Cover title]

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Freedom or Compulsion [Cover title]

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Freedom or Compulsion [Cover title]. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Labor Committee For Right to Work, Inc., [1958]. 5" x 7". Stapled self wrappers. pp. [16]. Very good: small stain to front page, lightly toned, four pinholes to the bottom of front and back pages, respectively.

This is a comic book promoting passage of a referendum in Ohio's 1958 state election. According to Ballotpedia, "the measure would have forbidden labor contracts which established union membership as a condition for achieving or continuing employment." The book uses the story of a boy who was beaten up by the new kid across the street who called his father a "union buster." His father, a union member for 13 year, "believe[d] in unions when they have responsible leadership. But the thing I believe in most is freedom!" Couching the right not to join a union in the context of a Constitutional freedom of choice, the comic documents nefarious shenanigans by unions while maintaining the them that "right to work laws help to make union officials more responsible to their members."

The measure failed to pass.

OCLC locates three copies over three entries.

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