Attorney General Mike DeWine approves the ballot language, calling it “fair and truthful.”
After hearing testimony on both sides, the senate has chosen not to vote on the bill this legislative session.
I strongly urge the Ohio Senate to oppose the “heartbeat bill.” Lawmakers do not belong in the consultation room with me and my patients.
“[Y]ou don’t have to identify with either side in the anti-abortion dispute to conclude that the heartbeat bill should be defeated, because it is simply bad law.”
The Ohio “heartbeat” abortion ban has its first senate hearing.
The American Civil Liberties Union is already planning court challenges in Ohio even though the actual bills have yet to be signed into law.
Senate Republicans appear ready to consider voting on the controversial measure to ban abortion once a heart beat can be detected.
The senate leader says it’s “too soon” to say if they will hear it or not.
Governor John Kasich signed a new bill that will make getting an abortion even more difficult for teens.
The Ohio group that wants to ban abortion as early as four weeks post conception is putting even more pressure on the senate to put the bill up for a vote.