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Ohio Public Radio

Ohio's largest group representing abortion opponents is cheering news that two clinics that offered the procedure have closed their doors.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The Columbus woman who pleaded guilty to charges of vandalizing a Planned Parenthood clinic on East Main Street last March has been sentenced to three years' probation.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus woman has pleaded guilty to charges of vandalizing a Planned Parenthood clinic on East Main Street last March.

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Columbus City Council last night approved an ordinance creating a 15-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, with the penalty for violators being a first-degree misdemeanor.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio is siding with abortion protesters over the proposed creation of 15-foot buffer zones around Columbus clinics.

Columbus City Council is considering an ordinance designed to reduce harassment at abortion clinics. 

Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

The mass shooting at an abortion clinic in Colorado that killed four people, including one police officer, late last month is the latest example pro-choice activists say underscores why more needs to be done to protect those facilities. As Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, there’s a new bill in the Ohio legislature that would create protective barriers around those facilities.  

The Ohio Department of Health has granted a Cincinnati abortion clinic permission to continue operating despite not having a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital for emergencies.

A federal judge has ruled the last two abortion clinics in southwest Ohio may remain open while fighting to keep their state operating licenses.

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.

toledoblade.com

The last abortion clinic in Toledo could be shut down by the state soon.