Planned Parenthood

WCBE Files

Records show Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is in close contact with Ohio Right to Life, and group president Mike Gonidakis sent a text message to his communications chief when investigative findings were released against Planned Parenthood complimenting the press coverage.

Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate has voted to defund Planned Parenthood and increase requirements for abortion providers.

The U.S. Supreme Court is blocking North Dakota from enforcing a strict ban on abortion that’s very similar to a bill proposed in Ohio.

Statehouse News Bureau

A courtroom fight over what happens to fetal remains from abortions had Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Planned Parenthood trading legal moves. 

A federal district judge has dropped his order that blocked Ohio officials from taking action against Planned Parenthood, after the state said it will not enforce a fetal tissue disposal rule.

Planned Parenthood has fired back at Attorney General Mike DeWine, who has charged that the organization’s three Ohio abortion clinics mishandled fetal remains. 

Anti-abortion activists are pushing hard on two bills to end state funding for Planned Parenthood. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports.  

More than 100 pro-life advocates rallied outside of the Statehouse to protest Planned Parenthood following the release of controversial videos online. 

A federal appeals court says the state of Kansas may strip Planned Parenthood of federal planning money. A similar law has recently been put in place here in Ohio. 

Anti-abortion Bills Worry Ohio Providers

Jun 19, 2013

Some Ohio doctors and medical clinic managers say if the Ohio legislature passes some anti-abortion bills now under consideration, it’s very possible there will be a shortage of doctors and medical facilities to serve the needs of Ohio women.

Komen Cancels Ohio Race

Jun 6, 2013

Susan G. Komen for the Cure officials say they are canceling the 3-day charity races in Cleveland and six other cities next year because of a drop in participation.

Strike Down Of Indiana Law May Impact Ohio Bill

May 30, 2013

An Indiana law cutting federal funding for Planned Parenthood has been struck down by the courts. Ohio legislators are considering a similar law.