A Dayton-area pastor who had recorded radio ads in support of Issue 1 on Monday reversed course, saying he no longer backs the measure, which will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Greg Delaney had been Ohio justice director for the Christian Coalition of America. And he appeared in a $45,000 radio buy on country music and religious stations extolling Issue 1, a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to reduce prison populations and use the money saved to add treatment capacity in the face of Ohio’s opioid crisis.

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