Trend – Abortion

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Ohio Republicans introduce bill that could ban IVF by recognizing ‘personhood’ from conception

BY: - July 13, 2022

The following article was originally published on News5Cleveland.com 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. Ohio House Republicans introduced a new bill Monday that physicians worry would […]

Members of U.S. Senate panel fight over effects of abortion ruling on Black patients

BY: - July 13, 2022

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday began wading through the dozens of state laws that have taken effect in the two weeks since the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to an abortion, and heard from witnesses who said the effect on Black patients will be especially harsh. “People of color, specifically […]

Biden unveils executive order on abortion access, cites case of 10-year-old Ohio rape survivor

BY: - July 8, 2022

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden, who has repeatedly been criticized as slow to respond to a widely expected U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended the nationwide right to an abortion, signed an executive order Friday that could preserve some access to abortion in states where the procedure remains legal. Biden in a White House speech […]

DeWine: No comment on abortion ban that forced a child to Indiana

BY: - July 8, 2022

It appears that a 10-year-old rape victim had to leave Ohio for an abortion. But Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine isn’t commenting on the fact that a law he signed making that necessary if she didn’t want to become a mother. Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade and cleared the way for […]

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10-year-old rape victim apparently not among Ohio Gov. DeWine’s ‘most vulnerable’ needing protection

BY: - July 8, 2022

Gov. Mike DeWine spends a lot of time jawing about his concern for protecting the “most vulnerable” Ohioans whenever he signs a draconian law attacking the bodily autonomy of others. But as we learned according to reporting from the Indianapolis Star this week, a 10-year-old Ohio rape victim was forced to travel to Indiana for […]

Tim Ryan eschews party to find an “exhausted majority”

BY: - July 6, 2022

Tim Ryan has a problem. Gas and groceries are both spiking. Ongoing supply chain disruptions mean shelves are bare, and getting inflation under control with the Fed raising interest rates is going to sting as well. Consumers will pay more for everything from credit cards to mortgages. Homeowners looking to sell are going walk away […]

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Women merit no mention by misogynist, extremist politicians ripping away their bodily autonomy

BY: - July 5, 2022

Reducing women to compulsory breeders, under penalty of law, by eviscerating landmark abortion rights never came up in Republican talking points after Roe v. Wade was overturned.  Women didn’t even rate an asterisk in the party script copied and pasted in GOP statements that portrayed the U.S. Supreme Court’s radical nullification of reproductive freedoms as […]

Both sides of abortion debate agree on need for more support for Ohio children

BY: - July 4, 2022

The following article was originally published on News5Cleveland.com 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.   Ohio has historically remained lower than most states in the nation […]

Ohio Supreme Court denies attempt to stop abortion ban

BY: - July 1, 2022

The Ohio Supreme Court has denied an attempt by abortion clinics to stop a six-week abortion ban from being enforced. In a Friday ruling, the court denied a motion for an emergency stay of Senate Bill 23, legislation signed into law in 2019 that banned abortion up to six-weeks gestation. The lawsuit is still ongoing, […]

Lawsuit filed to protect abortion in Ohio

BY: - June 30, 2022

A new lawsuit is sending Ohio’s six-week abortion ban to state court, less than a week after an injunction on it was lifted by a federal court. The ACLU and its Ohio chapter, along with the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the WilmerHale law firm, asked the Ohio Supreme Court to block the recently […]

Whaley calls for amendment codifying Roe while state lawmakers plan sweeping restrictions

BY: - June 30, 2022

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Nan Whaley is calling for a constitutional amendment protecting abortion access in Ohio. But that won’t happen until next year at the earliest, and Republican lawmakers are gearing up to effectively ban abortion outright by the end of the year. In a press conference Wednesday, Whaley argued the majority of Ohioans want […]

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‘Unequivocal nightmare:’ OB/GYNs fear uncertainty, health care delays post-Roe

BY: - June 30, 2022

Doctors fighting to keep their patients alive are worried about new abortion-related paperwork and legal advice that would hold up necessary care for their patients. Consulting lawyers and keeping complicated documentation is a part of life now that the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Ohio put a six-week abortion ban in place. […]