Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and [...]
‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill To Make Return In Ohio
Abortion opponents in Ohio plan to resurrect a proposal to effectively ban the procedure after the first fetal heartbeat is detected – as early as six weeks into pregnancy.
The bill’s previous sponsor tells The Associated Press he and other lawmakers will announce plans to reintroduce the so-called “heartbeat bill” at a Thursday news conference.
House Health Chairman Lynn Wachtmann, a Republican, said in a Wednesday interview that about 40 of the 99 Ohio House members have signed on as co-sponsors of the bill.
The abortion measure died last year after the Senate’s GOP leader blocked it from a vote. He’s since retired due to term limits.
The measure had fiercely divided Ohio’s anti-abortion community, with some fearing a court challenge could undo other abortion restrictions already in place.