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Ohio Senate votes in favor of Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act

By Dave Andrusko Both houses of the Ohio legislature have now passed the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act. On November 15, following quickly after the Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee voted in favor of SB 164,

Ohio Senate Committee votes in favor of Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act

House has already passed identical bill By Dave Andrusko Less than three weeks after the Ohio House passed the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act, the Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee voted in favor of SB 164

Ohio House votes to ban abortions on babies with Down syndrome

By Nancy Flanders The Ohio House passed a bill Tuesday that would ban abortions based on prenatal diagnoses of Down syndrome. The Ohio Senate has an identical bill on the table. House Bill 214, also known as

Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act Passes House Health Committee

Editor’s note. This encouraging update came from Ohio Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Today, the House Health Committee passed Ohio Right to Life’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act by a vote of 12-6. This step forward is

Number of abortions in Ohio lowest in 40 years

By Dave Andrusko On Friday the Ohio Department of Health released the 2016 Ohio Abortion Report, showing the number of abortions were their lowest in 40 years. A total of 20,672 abortions were reported–the lowest figure since

Abortionists bring a second challenge this month to Ohio Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday, for the second time this month, the abortion industry asked the Ohio Supreme Court to reverse a loss they’d suffered in the legislature, allowing them to snatch victory from the jaws of

Ohio Supreme Court hears appeal from Toledo’s lone remaining abortion clinic

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday the Ohio Supreme Court heard government attorneys ask the seven justices to uphold the state Health Department’s order to shut down Toledo’s last abortion clinic. Two lower court rulings have ruled against

Capital Care Network of Toledo Fined $40,000 by the Ohio Department of Health

Toledo’s last abortion clinic caught breaking Ohio law–endangering the health and safety of a woman Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post from Ohio Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. COLUMBUS, Ohio—On Monday Ohio Right

Ohio Right to Life’s Dismemberment Abortion Ban clears Ohio Senate

Legislation to shield unborn babies from dismemberment Editor’s note. This is excerpted from an alert issued by Ohio Right to Life. COLUMBUS, Ohio—On Thursday, Ohio Right to Life’s Dismemberment Abortion Ban (S.B. 145) was overwhelmingly approved by

Over 4,000 mothers served through the Ohio Parenting and Pregnancy Support Act provides funding to pregnancy centers

Rosie Prier

By Ohio Right to Life This week, Ohio Right to Life urged the Ohio Senate to fund the Parenting and Pregnancy Support Program in the Ohio Budget. To make our case, we collaborated with pregnancy center representatives

Ohio Bill Would Ban Dismemberment Abortions that tear living Babies Limb From Limb

Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post distributed by Ohio Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Ohio’s Dismemberment Abortion Ban (S.B. 145) has been introduced in the Ohio Senate by pro-life Senators Matt Huffman (R-Lima)

On annual Pro-life Legislative Day, pro-life advocates promote pro-life laws at the Ohio Statehouse

Ohio State Rep. Scott Wiggam

It’s hard to believe, but over the last six years, 18 pro-life laws have been enacted in the state of Ohio. In that same time, half of Ohio’s abortion facilities have closed or curtailed their services, and