Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
The chief advocate of a blocked Ohio bill that would impose the tightest abortion restriction in the nation vowed Wednesday to use a legislative maneuver to try to force a vote before year’s end despite the Senate president’s opposition.
An Ohio bill that would have imposed the most stringent restriction on abortions in the nation has met its end.
Abortions by Ohio women are at an all-time low. The Ohio Department of Health reports that induced abortions dropped 12 percent last year, hitting the lowest number since the state started tracking them 35 years ago.
The bill would send Planned Parenthood to the back of the line for public family-planning money.
An anti-abortion group in Ohio has fallen short in its attempt to change the state constitution to declare that life begins when a human egg is fertilized.
Ohio is among presidential battleground states targeted in a campaign of rolling billboards that will use graphic images of aborted fetuses to encourage voters to support anti-abortion candidates.
An Ohio anti-abortion group is facing a significant shortfall in the number of signatures needed to ask voters this fall to approve a constitutional amendment declaring that life begins when a human egg is fertilized.
The Ohio bill that would ban a woman from having an abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected passed the Ohio House almost a year ago, but it hasn’t come up in the Senate. If it’s not passed by the end of the year, supporters have to restart the entire legislative process.
The non-profit has been criticized for providing abortions, but supporters say abortions represent just three percent of Planned Parenthood services.
Members of an Ohio House committee considering a mid year budget adjustment have stripped out a controversial part that would have cut federal funding to Planned Parenthood in Ohio. Members of Ohio’s largest anti-abortion group were disappointed, but not discouraged.