reproductive health care

“How are you supposed to finance that?” Ohio college students face barriers to abortion access

BY: and - July 5, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade has added lots of stress and uncertainty to Unni Shreram’s life.  As a 19-year-old junior at Ohio State University, she is part of a wider demographic of college students who face specific challenges when it comes to abortion access.  “As a young person of reproductive […]

Anti-abortion groups warn of potential ‘late-term abortions’ in Ohio. Experts say term is false.

BY: - May 30, 2023

Opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment have said Ohioans should be wary of legalizing abortion for fear of “late-term abortions.” But medical experts and abortion rights advocates are quick to point out that the term isn’t used in reproductive health. In a recent publication by the Catholic Conference of Ohio, the group encouraged standing against […]

Doctors recount ‘heart-wrenching’ stories in new study on medical care post-Roe

BY: - February 28, 2023

Researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) are trying to piece together how the end of Roe v. Wade has so far transformed pregnancy-related medical care in America, and the yet-to-be-released preliminary data are alarming, the lead principal investigator told States Newsroom in an exclusive interview. The team has already received dozens of […]

Pro-abortion groups seek to bypass supreme court in abortion ban lawsuit

BY: - September 7, 2022

The groups hoping to put a stop to a six-week abortion ban in Ohio say the Ohio Supreme Court’s inaction forced them to move on to a different court. In a recent court filing, the ACLU of Ohio and Planned Parenthood asked the state’s highest court to dismiss their case in favor of separate litigation […]

Ohioans can get abortion pills from out-of-state doctors

BY: - July 6, 2022

The following article was originally published on and is published in the Ohio Capital Journal under a content-sharing agreement. Unlike other OCJ articles, it is not available for free republication by other news outlets as it is owned by WEWS in Cleveland.   Pro-reproductive health care physicians are utilizing a recent Ohio law to […]