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A federal district judge yesterday extended a restraining order blocking an Ohio law diverting public money from Planned Parenthood.

Ohio taxpayers will pay more than 45 thousand dollars in legal bills for Planned Parenthood for the dispute involving the disposal of aborted fetuses.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Senate has approved a measure requiring hospitals and abortion providers to bury or cremate fetal remains.

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.

Planned Parenthood Sues State Over Funding Loss

May 12, 2016

Planned Parenthood is suing the state over a new state law  taking from the organization federal dollars that fund cancer screenings, HIV tests and other services. 

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Officials at a Columbus Planned Parenthood clinic say someone spray-painted a hate-filled message on their East Main Street building over the weekend.

Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich  signed legislation on Sunday that defunds Planned Parenthood.

Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House have approved a Senate-passed bill to defund Planned Parenthood.

WCBE Files

Records show Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is in close contact with Ohio Right to Life, and group president Mike Gonidakis sent a text message to his communications chief when investigative findings were released against Planned Parenthood complimenting the press coverage.

Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate has voted to defund Planned Parenthood and increase requirements for abortion providers.

The U.S. Supreme Court is blocking North Dakota from enforcing a strict ban on abortion that’s very similar to a bill proposed in Ohio.

Statehouse News Bureau

A courtroom fight over what happens to fetal remains from abortions had Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Planned Parenthood trading legal moves. 

A federal district judge has dropped his order that blocked Ohio officials from taking action against Planned Parenthood, after the state said it will not enforce a fetal tissue disposal rule.

Planned Parenthood has fired back at Attorney General Mike DeWine, who has charged that the organization’s three Ohio abortion clinics mishandled fetal remains. 

Anti-abortion activists are pushing hard on two bills to end state funding for Planned Parenthood. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports.  

More than 100 pro-life advocates rallied outside of the Statehouse to protest Planned Parenthood following the release of controversial videos online. 

A federal appeals court says the state of Kansas may strip Planned Parenthood of federal planning money. A similar law has recently been put in place here in Ohio. 

Anti-abortion Bills Worry Ohio Providers

Jun 19, 2013

Some Ohio doctors and medical clinic managers say if the Ohio legislature passes some anti-abortion bills now under consideration, it’s very possible there will be a shortage of doctors and medical facilities to serve the needs of Ohio women.

Komen Cancels Ohio Race

Jun 6, 2013

Susan G. Komen for the Cure officials say they are canceling the 3-day charity races in Cleveland and six other cities next year because of a drop in participation.

Strike Down Of Indiana Law May Impact Ohio Bill

May 30, 2013

An Indiana law cutting federal funding for Planned Parenthood has been struck down by the courts. Ohio legislators are considering a similar law.