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Ohio Senate GOP Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban

The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved a ban on abortion after 20 weeks' gestation only hours after it went through committee.

The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved a ban on abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation only hours after it went through committee.

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Ohio Lawmakers Weigh Anti-Choice Bill Banning Abortions Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis

Sponsored by Rep. Sarah LaTourette (R-Bainbridge Township), HB 135 would make it a felony to perform an abortion on a pregnant person who “is seeking the abortion solely because” of a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis.

Sponsored by Rep. Sarah LaTourette (R-Bainbridge Township), HB 135 would make it a felony to perform an abortion on a pregnant person who “is seeking the abortion solely because” of a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis.

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Ohio Bill Uses Faux Disability Rights Language to Erode Choice

Anti-choice Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban abortion after a Down syndrome diagnosis, a proposal that Ohio Right to Life listed among its 2015 legislative priorities.

Anti-choice Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban abortion after a Down syndrome diagnosis, a proposal that Ohio Right to Life listed among its 2015 legislative priorities.

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Ohio Legislators to Consider 20-Week Abortion Ban

Ohio Right to Life, the anti-choice group that drafted the legislation, wrote in a press statement that the bill is meant to chip away at Roe v. Wade.

Ohio Right to Life, the anti-choice group that drafted the legislation, wrote in a press statement that the bill is meant to chip away at Roe v. Wade.

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Lawsuit Questions Communication Between Ohio Anti-Choice Group and State Health Agency

Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit with the Ohio Supreme Court to force disclosure of records of communications between state health officials and members of Ohio Right to Life under the states public records law.

Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit with the Ohio Supreme Court to force disclosure of records of communications between state health officials and members of Ohio Right to Life under the states public records law.

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Anti-Choice Advocates Disingenuously Claim Ohio Clinic Represents ‘Other Gosnell’

Ohio Right to Life President Mike Gonidakis.

Anti-choice campaigners have attempted to tar all abortion providers with the crimes of Dr. Kermit Gosnell. But a close reading of a state inspection report on a Cuyahoga Falls clinic shows that the problems identified there—while serious—were of a different order of magnitude to anything found at Gosnell’s clinic.

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Ohio Health Department Starts Process of Closing Abortion Clinic Due to Lack of Transfer Agreement

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Public pressure from the state’s anti-choice activists, including a medical board member, has put one Toledo clinic on the verge of closure.

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Ohio Senate Approves Anti-Choice Leader for State Medical Board

Michael Gonidakis. Photo: Andrew Spear/The New York Times.

The state senate has confirmed Ohio Right to Life President Michael Gonidakis.

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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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Ohio Republicans’ Planned Parenthood Funding Bill May Be Stripped

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The fight over a potential plan to prioritize Medicaid funding with the intent of putting Ohio Planned Parenthood affiliates last in line may be over.

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