WOSU News Archives For: July 1, 2009

Ohio High Court Rules For Abortion Record Privacy

12:00AM
July
1, 2009

The Ohio Supreme Court says parents who are suing over their underage daughter’s abortion are not entitled to see confidential medical records maintained by the clinic that performed the procedure.

Board of Elections Democrats, Republicans Deadlocked Over Absentee Ballot Application Mailings

12:00AM
July
1, 2009

The Franklin County Board of Elections could again discuss whether to mail absentee ballot applications for the August 4th special election. Columbus voters will decide next month whether to raise the city’s income tax, and early balloting is underway. But voters are not automatically receiving absentee ballot applications in the mail. That’s because of a vote along partly lines that deadlocked the Franklin County Board of Elections.