Abortion

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6:24 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Ohio Senate Budget Plan Could Harm Abortion Clinics

Two last-minute amendments to the Ohio Senate's version of the two-year state budget bill could force abortion clinics in Toledo and Dayton to close.

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7:20 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

Abortion Rights Supporters Ask Legislators To Slow Restrictions

Planned Parenthood of Ohio advocates and members of the National Council of Jewish Women stage symbolic display on Statehouse steps
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Abortion rights supporters are asking state legislators to step back in their efforts to limit access.

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6:08 am
Thu March 12, 2015

Stats And Stories On Restrictive Ohio Abortion Laws

During the past four years, Ohio legislators have passed several laws restricting abortion.

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10:00 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Opponents Battle Over Effects Of Abortion Bans In Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich signs stringent abortion restrictions into law
Credit NY Daily News

Groups calling themselves pro-choice say recently passed state laws make it harder for women with difficult pregnancies to end them before they put the women’s lives in danger. 

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5:10 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

New Bills At Statehouse Could Make Abortion Illegal At Earlier Stage

Some new bills at the Statehouse would make abortion illegal at earlier stages of pregnancy than existing law, which bans abortion after around 24 weeks.

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6:03 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Ohio Congressman Switches Stance On Abortion

Ohio Democratic congressman Tim Ryan has switched his position and now supports abortion rights. 

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10:58 am
Wed January 28, 2015

More Abortion Legislation On The Way

Proposed new regulations on abortion could be among the first measures that lawmakers will see in the new session of the Ohio General Assembly. 

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8:21 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Ohio Reports Record Low In Abortions Since 1976

The annual number of abortions reported in Ohio has dropped below 24,000, its lowest level since the state began tracking the data in 1976. 

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12:31 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Ohio Abortion Clinic Appeals State Order

A suburban Cincinnati abortion clinic is appealing a state closure order issued under newly imposed restrictions on such facilities.

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11:14 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Both Sides Debate State Order To Close Abortion Clinic

Pro-choice and anti-abortion advocates plan events today to mark the anniversary of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

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7:14 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Opponents Of Stricter Women's Health Laws Rally At Statehouse

Opponents of Ohio laws limiting access to abortions and other women's health care held a protest at the Statehouse Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of Governor John Kasich and majority Republican lawmakers.

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12:32 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Attempts To Repeal Abortion-Related Items In Budget

Statehouse Democrats say they're pushing new legislation on abortion-related measures that were included in the state budget.

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7:44 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Gubernatorial Challenger Sees Women's Issues In State Budget As Key Battlefront

The Democrat who would like to be Ohio’s next Governor is taking on Ohio’s Republican Governor and legislative leaders over the newly passed state budget.

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6:57 am
Fri July 5, 2013

A Legal And Medical Perspective On What The New Abortion Laws Will Mean To Ohio Women

When Governor John Kasich signed provisions in the two year state budget concerning abortion and birth control, abortion rights activists began raising questions about what they mean for women in the future.

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7:28 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Democrats Propose “Pro-Life” Gun Bill In Response To Abortion Measures In State Budget

Two Democratic state lawmakers have introduced a bill requiring a state study on gun injuries.

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7:16 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Senate Puts Abortion Provisions In State Budget Bill

The Ohio Senate today is expected to vote on its version of a 61.7 billion dollar state budget bill that revamps Governor John Kasich's school funding proposal and restores a tax cut for small businesses.

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9:34 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Ohio Abortions Decline

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of abortions performed last year was nearly 24-thousand-8-hundred.

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