On this episode of Broad & High we’ll spend the day in the life of a local ballerina, learn about the part of the Columbus Metropolitan Library you’ve probably never seen. A local artist describes her relationship with Flat Granny, and a look at the Viewpoints Mural Series in the Short North.
Quinnipiac Poll: Ohio Voters Divided Over Anti-Abortion Bill
Backers of an Ohio bill that would impose the nation’s strictest abortion limit are pointing to its support among Republican voters as one reason the GOP-controlled Senate should pass the measure.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Republicans favor the so-called heartbeat bill 2-to-1. Ohio voters overall are almost evenly divided – 45 percent support the measure, while 46 percent oppose it.
The bill would outlaw abortions at the first detectable fetal heartbeat, sometimes as early as six weeks into pregnancy. It passed the GOP-led Ohio House in June and has been pending in the state Senate.
The measure’s opponents say the split among voters shows why the divisive issue should be shelved.
The survey of 1,610 Ohio voters has a margin of error of 2.4 percentage points.