Thereâ€™s a bill under consideration in the Ohio legislature that would ban the health care plans for state employees from covering many birth control pills and inner-uterine devices.
A judge will allow a suburban Cincinnati abortion clinic to remain open as it appeals a state closure order.
The controversy over abortion continues as states adopt measures to restrict it, including Ohio, where several controversial abortion bills were passed and signed into law last year. Now it appears abortion might be on the front burner in this yearâ€™s election.
State health officials have ordered the closure of a Cincinnati abortion clinic because it doesn’t comply with a new state law requiring agreements with hospitals.
A new lawsuit challenges three contentious abortion-related provisions of Ohio’s two-year budget on grounds that they violate a constitutional rule holding bills to a single subject.
Opponents of new laws restricting abortion in Ohio took their message back to the Ohio Statehouse Wednesday. But supporters of those new laws say they’re here to stay.
A Franklin County judge has ruled that members of a national conservative Christian group cannot protest in the land in front of one of the region’s largest churches.
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.
Ohio’s latest attempt to curb abortions appears to have had its first casualty. An abortion clinic in Toledo blames the new law for its closure last month. The only other clinic in the Northwest Ohio city could close by the end of this month.
Opponents of abortion-related limits inserted into Ohio’s state budget are exploring legal challenges and the possibility of forcing lawmakers to vote again on the provisions, the Democratic challenger to Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday.