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Dan Konik

An estimated 99 ,000 low income Ohioans who want birth control and reproductive health care services have fewer options now that Planned Parenthood nationwide has pulled out of the federal Title X program.

Ohio Public Radio

Two Planned Parenthood offices in the Cincinnati area are closing their doors. 

Jo Ingles / Statehouse News Bureau

A new bill at the Statehouse would require doctors to provide information to women receiving a medication abortion on how they could reverse the procedure.

Planned Parenthood officials are voicing outrage against the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati's ruling upholding a state law that blocks public funding for the organization. 

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.

The Ohio Senate has approved a highly restrictive anti-abortion bill despite indications it has little chance of passage this year.  

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

Ohio Channel

The Ohio House has approved the controversial 'heartbeat bill' that bans abortion at the point  a fetal heartbeat is detected. 

Ohio Public Radio

A lawsuit has been filed over a newly signed state law that bans abortion at the point a Down Syndrome diagnosis is made.

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.

Ohio Department of Health

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

For the second time in a month, the Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday heard a case involving an abortion provider.

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.

supremecourt.ohio.gov

One of two complaints filed over a Republican Ohio Supreme Court justice's speech to a Toledo Right To Life Group has been dismissed.

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.

Ohio Public Radio

A controversial abortion bill Governor John Kasich vetoed at the end of last year has been reintroduced in the Ohio legislature.

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Gloria Steinem says her work advocating for reproductive freedom and women's rights doesn't make her "pro-abortion."

supremecourt.ohio.gov

More than 51 groups and individuals are seeking a disciplinary counsel investigation of Republican Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy for a potential ethics violation.

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.

Ohio Public Radio

State lawmakers are expected to consider two bills that restrict abortions during the upcoming lame duck session.

prochoiceohio.org

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

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.

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.

Ohio Public Radio

The state plans to appeal Friday's order from a federal district judge that blocks a state law intended to divert public money from Planned Parenthood.

chron.com

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck downa Texas law requiring doctors performing abortions  to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, and requiring abortion clinics to meet standards for ambulatory surgical centers.

Ohio Right To Life's Krider Joins Husted's Office

Mar 18, 2016
Statehouse News Bureau

The leader of one of Ohio's most influential lobby groups has been named to a position in the Secretary of State's office. 

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