Heartbeat Bill

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9:20 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Political Maneuvering Gets Abortion Bill Through Committee

An Ohio House committee has approved a controversial bill banning abortionat the point when a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

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5:15 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Abortion Remains Divisive Issue In 2014 Election

Advocates for abortion rights and birth control say state leaders have done a lot of things during the past four years that restrict Ohio women from being able to exercise their reproductive rights.

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6:15 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Heartbeat Bill Backers Hold Statehouse Rally

Backers of a bill that would ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected rallied at the Statehouse yesterday, trying to convince Ohio lawmakers to pass the measure introduced three years ago.

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6:24 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Bill Restricting Abortion Rights To Be Reintroduced

Abortion opponents plan to resurrect a proposal to effectively ban the procedure after the first fetal heartbeat is detected - as early as six weeks into pregnancy.

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7:30 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Timing of "Personhood" Amendment Crucial

Backers of a measure to give a fertilized egg the same rights as a person in Ohio are collecting signatures to put the issue before voters.  

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8:02 am
Thu November 29, 2012

No Vote On "Heartbeat" Bill

Ohio Senate President Tom Niehaus says there will not be a vote during the lame-duck session on an abortion bill.

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