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Ohio Governor Signs 20-Week Abortion Ban

Ohio becomes yet another state to ban abortion before viability with no health exceptions.

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Ohio Legislature Passes H.B. 78

The bill would ban abortions at 20 weeks regardless of mother’s health.

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Ohio Heartbeat Bill On Hold Until Fall

Although the bill passed the House, there will be no action in the senate until sometime in the fall.

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Ohio “Heartbeat” Bill Passes House

The new restriction passed the House, despite protest from Ohio’s own anti-abortion group.

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Ohio Lawmakers Vote To Ban Abortions at Publicly Funded Clinics, Hospitals

Just in case there weren’t enough abortion restrictions on the docket in Ohio, lawmakers are adding in a few last minute bans as well.

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How the Ohio Court Decision on RU-486 Set Back the Clock on Fifteen Years of Medicine

A recent federal district court decision upholding a 2004 Ohio limiting the use and availability of RU-486 for early termination of pregnancy exacerbates the increasing intrusion of ideology into medical practice, and creates a different standard for off-label use of abortion drugs than for other commonly-used drugs. 

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Ohio “Heartbeat” Bill Still Stalled, Still Opposed By Ohio Right To Life

Thanks to the opposition of the state’s largest anti-abortion group, the Ohio “Heartbeat” bill still hasn’t made out of committee. But will it ever?

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Ohio “Heartbeat” Bill Gets GOP Star Support

The legislation that would ban abortion from about 18 days post-conception is getting some high level Republican endorsements.

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Roundup: Jon Kyl, Stephen Colbert and “Factual Statements”

Stephen Colbert creates #NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement hashtag in response to Sen. Kyl’s remarks on Planned Parenthood; NRLC won’t score the budget; Huckabee supports “heartbeat” bill; and Alan Simpson rails on GOP social conservatives.

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Heartbeat Ban a “Crack In the Door” for Roe V. Wade?

The “Heartbeat Bill” author explains how she believes this Ohio law could bring down Roe V. Wade.

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