How a Mississippi court case could pave the way for new abortion bans across the U.S.
WASHINGTON — A six-week abortion ban in Texas enacted in September forced those seeking abortion services in the Lone Star State to look across state lines for care. But the timing couldn’t have been worse for Texans living near the state’s eastern border. The law took effect as neighboring Louisiana was reeling from the destruction […]
Ohio abortion ban with felony charges back in the works, targeting Roe v. Wade
The battle on abortion in Ohio will only be stopped by the U.S. Supreme Court or a change in the U.S. Constitution, according to reproductive law experts and those once again pushing for abortion bans. Two state legislators have introduced a bill making abortion procedures a felony, which marks the second time in as many […]
A complete abortion ban isn’t law in Ohio, but some Ohioans still think abortion is illegal
Currently, abortion is legal in Ohio for pregnancies up to 22 weeks gestation. But an analysis by researchers in the state says the legislative back-and-forth over abortion and the length of time Ohio’s lawmakers and governors have been talking about it have impacted public opinion, even without successfully banning all abortion. “The discourse and debate […]
Mother: Pols should focus on helping children with Down syndrome, not abortion bans
My name is Emily Chesnut and I am a mother of a child with Down syndrome, her name is Nora and she recently turned 9. I write this to on behalf of my family and many friends who also love someone with Down syndrome. I am especially thankful to Dr. Leesha Thrower, a dear friend […]
The Ohio Statehouse is obsessed with guns and abortion. Is that what Ohioans want?
Every week it seems we are reporting stories coming from the Ohio Statehouse on one bill or another that further tinkers with Ohio’s abortion and gun laws, typically restricting abortion services and access to abortion services and expanding access to guns. We have a bill that would ban telemedicine as a way to receive abortion-related medicine, in […]