Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Anti-Abortion Group To Replace Exec. Director
Ohio Right to Life is seeking a new executive director after a tumultuous year of feuding inside the anti-abortion community.
In a statement Thursday, board chairman Marshal Pitchford said the opening follows a decision to elevate current director Mike GonidakisÂ into a new role. He will be the group’s point person on national issues, oversee its Political Action Committee and advise staff on state legislative matters.
Pitchford characterized the move as “strategic restructuring” of the state’s oldest and largest anti-abortion group.
Gonidakis’ leadership has been criticized by some anti-abortion activists who have defected from Right to Life this year. They’ve joined forces with a rival coalition backing a controversial bill banning most abortions at the first detectable fetal heartbeat.
Ohio Right to Life declined to endorse the pending measure.