Mike Gonadakis Statehouse Committee Passes Bill To Ban Abortion Following Down Diagnosis By Ohio Public Radio • Oct 25, 2017 Ohio Public Radio An Ohio House committee has passed a bill that would make the state the third in the country to ban abortion after a Down Syndrome diagnosis. SUPCO Hears Arguments On Closing Toledo's Last Abortion Clinic By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 13, 2017 Ohio Public Radio The Ohio Supreme Court yesterday heard arguments about whether to keep Toledo's only abortion clinic open. Ohio House Approves "Petland" Bill By Ohio Public Radio • Dec 8, 2016 Ohio Public Radio The Ohio House has passed a bill that blocks local communities from preventing the sale of puppies at pet stores. Abortion Fight – Where It Goes Now By Ohio Public Radio • Dec 2, 2016 Jo Ingles A decision by the Ohio Department of Health to order a Dayton area abortion clinic to shut down is drawing criticism and praise. Critics Say Pet Store Regulation Bill Benefits Business, Not Pets By Ohio Public Radio • Nov 17, 2016 Ohio Public Radio Opponents of a bill that would ban local restrictions on pet stores say state lawmakers shouldn't pass that legislation. Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect Today By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 8, 2016 Ohio Public Radio The head of the state medical board says he won't participate in establishing rules for certifying doctors under Ohio's new medical marijuana law after taking on lobbying clients associated with the industry. State Medical Board Director To Recuse Himself From Controversial Case By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 23, 2016 WCBE Files The anti-abortion group leader who also heads the state medical board says he will recuse himself from voting on a complaint involving three abortion providers he has publicly criticized. Judge Blocks State From Defunding Planned Parenthood By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • May 24, 2016 Ohio Public Radio A federal district judge has blocked the state's effort to end funding for Planned Parenthood while he weighs a challenge to a state law aimed at keeping public money from going to the organization.