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Roundup: Four Percent of U.S. Population Identifies as LGBT

Four percent of population is LGBT; Ohio student cannot distribute abortion/breast cancer flyers in a classroom; the Candies Foundation defends payment to Bristol Palin; should sexual orientation be included in medical records?

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NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Responds to 20-Week Abortion Ban Passing the Senate

The state of Ohio is the latest to attempt to ban abortion after 20 weeks.

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Ohio Representative Speaks Out Against “Heartbeat” Bill

A state senator argues that a lawmaker who purposefully passes unconstitutional law is breaking his or her oath of office.

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Ohio Heartbeat Bill Passes Committee

Despite opposition even from anti-choice activists, the “Heartbeat” abortion ban passes out of committee in Ohio on a tight vote.

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Ohio “Heartbeat” Bill On Hold, “Not Quite Ready”

Anti-choice legislators still don’t quite have the country’s most restrictive abortion bill ready yet, and it may never be.

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Nebraska and Ohio Latest States to Try to Pass Parental Consent Laws

Nebraska is proposing a parental consent law for teens seeking abortions, while Ohio contemplates making the judicial bypass process even harder.

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(VIDEO) Look Who’s “Talking” Now: A Fetus Is Scheduled to Testify in Front of Lawmakers in Ohio

In anti-choicers latest stunt, a fetus is scheduled to testify in front of Ohio lawmakers in support of a bill that would make all abortions illegal after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. 

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Morning Roundup: Fetus Testifying on Ohio Heartbeat Bill

Pregnant woman in Ohio will get a vaginal ultrasound in front of House committee so her fetus can “testify,” Arizona wants to further regulate medical abortion and discourage charitable donations to organizations that mention abortion, and Obama proclaims the start of Women’s History Month.

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Ohio’s Multi-Pronged Attack on Reproductive Rights

Ohio is just one of many states attempting to outdo the Feds in anti-choice zealotry, and it makes me scared for the future of reproductive rights in this country.  How many laws restricting abortion will it take for people to recognize that their rights are being taken away?  How far do the zealots have to go before there’s a widespread outcry?  How many women will be forced to carry unwanted pregnancies to term before we demand our legislators stop making it harder for us to exercise our legal, constitutionally protected, right to abortion?

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Morning Roundup: Ohio Bill Would Make Abortion Illegal After “Heartbeat”

An Ohio bill would make abortion illegal after about 4 days of pregnancy, more articles questioning anti-choice bills, important Prop 8 ruling expected, two Senators lead oppostion to anti-choice legislation, and a homophobic podiatrist.

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