NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio

One of three abortion clinics in Columbus will close this month after nearly 50 years of operation, leaving Ohio with eight clinics. 

Abortion was a big issue in Ohio in 2019, as it has been for several years.

The Ohio Supreme Court won't hear a Dayton abortion clinic's challenge of the state's increasingly stringent operational rules, placing the facility's future in question. 

Among the changes the Ohio Senate made to the House version of the two-year state budget bill is a 5 million dollar boost to a program that funds centers that counsel pregnant women against abortion.

Ohio Public Radio

A new bill in the Ohio Legislature would ban most private insurance coverage for abortions.

With a newly configured U.S. Supreme Court, the stakes are high for abortion-rights battles at the state level. Abortion-rights advocates and opponents are preparing for a busy year — from a tug-of-war over Roe v. Wade to smaller efforts that could expand or restrict access to abortion.

Statehouse News Bureau

Ohio has moved again to impose some of the most far-reaching abortion restrictions in the nation, after Republican Governor John Kasich signed a ban Friday on dilation and evacuation terminations and set up a showdown with lawmakers over his veto of the so-called heartbeat bill.

Ohio lawmakers are considering two bills on abortion as the Lame Duck session nears an end. 

Ohio Public Radio

The controversial 'Heartbeat Bill'  Governor John Kasich has promised to veto has been put on hold by an Ohio Senate Commitee chair.  

Ohio Public Radio

A new clinic on Columbus's north side is providing women's health services including medication that induces abortions. 

Ohio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of abortions performed in 2016 declined for the fourth consecutive year.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Supreme Court yesterday heard arguments about whether to keep Toledo's only abortion clinic open.

Ohio Right To Life

Candidates for statewide office seeking endorsements by the state's largest anti-abortion organization will have to meet new criteria.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio's largest group representing abortion opponents is cheering news that two clinics that offered the procedure have closed their doors.

Ohio Public Radio

Abortion rights activists staged a demonstration at the Statehouse Tuesday as a Republican-backed bill banning an abortion procedure was introduced in committee.

Legislation banning what anti-abortion activists call a "dismemberment abortion" has been introduced in the Ohio Senate.

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has vetoed the so-called "Hearbeat Bill" but signed into law a separate ban on abortions after 20 weeks.

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.

A newly proposed ballot initiative filed with the Ohio Attorney General's office would start the process of banning all abortions in the state.

Two Republican co-sponsors of a  bill that would require burial or cremation of fetal remains are clarifying their legislation. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by an abortion rights group over a public records request seeking communication between the Ohio Department of Health  and an anti-abortion organization.

During the past four years, Ohio legislators have passed several laws restricting abortion.

Proposed new regulations on abortion could be among the first measures that lawmakers will see in the new session of the Ohio General Assembly. 

A group that identifies itself as pro-choice is suing to get the Ohio Department of Health to turn over any communications it’s had with a leading  group that identifies itself as pro-life. 

Political Maneuvering Gets Abortion Bill Through Committee

Nov 20, 2014

An Ohio House committee has approved a controversial bill banning abortionat the point when a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

Ohio Senate Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing On ODH Director Nominee

Nov 13, 2014
Ohio Public Radio

An Ohio Senate Committee yesterday approved Governor John Kasich's nominee for state health director, paving the way for a floor-vote.

Abortion Remains Divisive Issue In 2014 Election

Oct 28, 2014

Advocates for abortion rights and birth control say state leaders have done a lot of things during the past four years that restrict Ohio women from being able to exercise their reproductive rights.

Opponents of Ohio laws limiting access to abortions and other women's health care held a protest at the Statehouse Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of Governor John Kasich and majority Republican lawmakers.

Ohio’s budget was a big victory for Ohio Right to Life as five bills it supported were attached to the state’s new two year fiscal plan.

Abortion-Rights Group Says Pro-Life Clinics Misleading

Mar 4, 2013

An abortion-rights advocacy group says some Ohio crisis pregnancy centers are providing misleading or inaccurate information on abortion risks.