The resignation of Ted Wymsylo, and his legally contested order to close an Ohio clinic, come as Gov. John Kasich faces a Democratic opponent who plans to make abortion an issue in the November elections.
The Women’s Med Center in Sharonville, Ohio, was ordered to close
by the state health department Friday, a decision that advocates are calling politically motivated and that lawyers for the health center plan to appeal.
This week, Mark Gietzen, chairman of the Kansas Coalition for Life, told the Huffington Post that he thinks South Wind Director Julie Burkhart is “trying to provoke an incident so she can say, ‘Look, these pro-lifers did something.’”