HB 351 would prohibit insurance policies from covering abortions except in the case of ectopic pregnancies, and could effectively ban coverage of birth control pills, intrauterine devices (IUDs), and emergency contraception.
Already, some women in Ohio are crossing the border to Michigan to obtain abortions because of clinic closures in their own state.
Girls are reaching puberty as young as 8, and new research suggests that rising rates of obesity may be the driving factor behind this trend.
Our searchable tool has been updated to include final responses from 48 state attorneys general and 41 state health departments about a wide range of issues involving abortion. The additional responses support our earlier analysis—that abortion in the United States is overwhelmingly safe and highly regulated.
As restrictions on reproductive health-care facilities have forced clinics around Ohio to close, people seeking abortion services have begun to head north to Michigan.
Anti-choice regulations are forcing Ohio reproductive health clinics to close, restricting access to safe, legal abortion in the state.
Too many boys think it is OK to have sex with girls who have not consented. They think it is OK to have sex with girls who are so drunk they could not possibly consent. They think it is OK to have sex with girls who are completely unconscious. And we let them do it. It’s time to admit we have a problem.
Republicans remind voters at last weekend’s Values Voter Summit the only thing that matters is getting rid of contraception access at all costs.
A lawsuit filed by the State of Indiana shows conservatives’ evolving legal strategy in trying to undermine health-care reform.
The lawsuit alleges three provisions attached as part of the state’s 2014 budget violate the “single-subject” rule of the Ohio Constitution.