A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
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.
A Columbus judge has left a temporary restraining order in place barring protests by a conservative Christian group in front of one of Ohio’s largest churches.
A Columbus mega-church is going to court to try to stop a national conservative Christian group from protesting near the church’s parking lot.
Ohioâ€™s budget was a big victory for Ohio Right to Life, as five bills it supported were attached to the stateâ€™s new two year fiscal plan. But NARAL Pro Choice Ohio says the fight isnâ€™t over.
Gov. John Kasich has vetoed a piece of Ohioâ€™s two-year budget that would bar the state’s Medicaid program from covering the additional low-income residents allowed under the Affordable Care Act.
Doctors testifying before state lawmakers Wednesday said the proposed restrictions on abortion would endanger women, drive up malpractice insurance, and push some doctors to leave the state.
Buried in the Senate version of the budget are many things that seemingly have nothing to do with state spending, many of them related to abortion.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has joined an effort to implore the Obama administration to exempt private employers from having to provide contraceptive coverage if they have religious objections.