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Ohio’s Extremist Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban Headed to House Floor

HB 248, which represents at least the second time Ohio has tried to pass a heartbeat ban, was pushed hastily to a vote in the House Health and Aging Committee.

HB 248, which represents at least the second time Ohio has tried to pass a heartbeat ban, was pushed hastily to a vote in the House Health and Aging Committee.

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Ohio’s Anti-Abortion Budget Gets Renewed Legal Challenge

The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday asked an Ohio judge to strike down several provisions in a law that has restricted access to abortion and closed clinics in the state.

The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday asked an Ohio judge to strike down several provisions in a law that has restricted access to abortion and closed clinics in the state.

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Ohio Legislature to Consider Heartbeat Ban (UPDATED)

Ohio's new heartbeat bill, which could make abortion illegal as early as six weeks from the pregnant person's last menstrual period, will be introduced at a Thursday afternoon press conference.

Ohio’s new heartbeat bill, which could make abortion illegal as early as six weeks from the pregnant person’s last menstrual period, will be introduced at a Thursday afternoon press conference.

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Ohio GOP Leader Promises Heartbeat Ban Will Be Back in 2013

House Speaker Bill Batchelder. Photo: blog.cleveland.com.

The Ohio legislature hasn’t even sworn in yet and its new Speaker is already promising to bring up the Heartbeat Ban.

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Ohio Heartbeat Bill Really, Really, REALLY Not Coming Up for a Vote (Really!)

Original Photo: Toledo Blade.

It’s over this year. Again. Yes, again again.

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Ohio Heartbeat Bill Dead (Again) for 2012

Current Speaker of the Senate Tom Niehaus. Photo: Cleveland.com.

Once more, the bill has been shelved, making it the third and final time in a year.

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ELECTION 2012: Despite National Election Victories, All’s Not Well In Ohio

Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo via The Daily Beast.

Despite being the state that tipped Obama over the top in electoral votes, reproductive rights in Ohio may be in more danger than ever before.

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If the Kids Aren’t Working, Here Comes the Church

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Yet another group is swarming the Ohio senate, asking for the Heartbeat Ban to be passed.

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Take Back the Teddies!

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Ohio senators return “heartbeat bears” provided in a publicity stunt.

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A Little Child Shall Lobby Them

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Save the “babies.” Exploit the children. Pro-choice activists apparently aren’t the only ones who found the “Heartbeat” children’s crusade a little…awkward.

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