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Half Of Abortion Clinics In Ohio Have Closed In The Past 4 Years

Associated Press | Julie Carr Smyth | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of abortion providers in Ohio has shrunk by half amid a flurry of restrictive new laws over the past four years, an...

Ohio State Rep. Opens Up About Her Rape And Abortion During Debate Over 'Heartbeat Bill'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

An Ohio lawmaker opened up about how she had an abortion after becoming pregnant from rape on the state House floor Wednesday during a debate over a "...

Ohio Just Defeated an Extreme Abortion Ban, But Don't Get Too Comfortable

Jennifer Dalven | Posted 02.14.2015 | Politics
Jennifer Dalven

When politicians start advancing laws that will actually help women -- not just co-opting the language -- then we can all celebrate and declare a real victory.

Laura Bassett

Ohio Advances Nation's Most Extreme Abortion Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Ohio on Thursday advanced a bill that would ban abortion as soon as the fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks...

'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill Makes A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

Anti-abortion legislators in Ohio plan to reintroduce a controversial bill this week that would ban abortions as soon as the fetal heartbeat can be de...

Is Your Uterus a Budget Issue?

Connie Pillich | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Connie Pillich

Some politicians in Ohio have explicitly said their goal is to make our state more like Texas. So there's a great irony that, just as one brave woman in Austin was standing up to protect reproductive health choices for women, men here in Columbus were plotting ways to take them away.

Laura Bassett

Ohio Considers Unprecedented New Abortion Restrictions | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

The Ohio House of Representatives is considering an anti-abortion omnibus bill that would force doctors to tell their patients how much personal incom...

Laura Bassett

State Senator Wears Provocative Anti-GOP T-Shirt | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

To protest Ohio Republicans' renewed efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) wore a provocative t-shirt at a p...

Laura Bassett

Ohio 'Heartbeat Bill' Is Revived In State Legislature | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Just two days after a majority of Ohio voters indicated at the polls that they support abortion rights, the GOP-controlled Ohio state legislature anno...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Group Sends Children With Teddybears To Lobby Lawmakers | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

To win votes for one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation, an Ohio anti-abortion group has employed an unexpected team of lobbyis...

Laura Bassett

Ohio Abortion Ban Challenges Terms Of Roe v. Wade | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) signed a bill on Wednesday that bans abortions after 20 weeks if the fetus is determined to be viable, making Ohio the lates...

Controversial Anti-Abortion Bill Advances In Ohio

Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS (Reuters) - The Ohio House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detectable, which can be as early ...

Anti-Abortion Measures Flooding State Legislatures

The Los Angeles Times | Robin Abcarian | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

Energized by Republican gains in the last election and still stinging from the passage of President Obama's healthcare overhaul, conservative lawmaker...