COLUMBUS, Ohio—On Wednesday, the Ohio legislature passed a historically pro-life biennial operating budget which included $7.5 million for the Ohio Parenting and Pregnancy Program that provides funding for critical support and care for women and babies. This represents a $6.5 million increase from the previous two budget cycles. “We are incredibly grateful for the pro-life …Continue reading "Ohio Legislature Passes Budget Promoting Life"
By Ohio Right to Life A few weeks ago, we informed you that the Senate added $5 million dollars into the Ohio biennial operating budget for Ohio’s pregnancy help centers. This is a huge increase from the $1 million that has been allocated in the budget over the last several years! Unsurprisingly, pro-abortion organizations have …Continue reading "Pregnancy Center Funding at Risk, Contact Your Ohio Legislator"
By Calvin Freiburger Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at LifeSiteNews. KETTERING, April 2, 2019 — An embattled abortion facility in Ohio has lost the latest round of its legal battle to stay open despite lacking the required hospital transfer agreement, with the next step potentially being the state Supreme Court. In 2016, …Continue reading "Ohio abortion center loses appeal to stay open without hospital transfer agreement"
By Ohio Right to Life If you’ve felt like your head is spinning because of all the momentum and action in the pro-life movement in Ohio, you’re not the only one! A few weeks ago, we sent out a big update hitting a few important things that had happened across the movement in March. One …Continue reading "Second District Court of Appeals Upholds Women’s Med Center’s License Revocation by Ohio Department of Health"
By Dave Andrusko Annoying and maddening and frustrating times one hundred. Judge Michael Barrett of the U.S. Southern District Court has issued a temporarily restraining order preventing Ohio’s ban on the dismemberment of living unborn children from going into effect. Judge Barrett did not go so far as to declare the law unconstitutional but his …Continue reading "Federal judge places TRO on Ohio’s law banning brutal dismemberment abortions"
By Dave Andrusko On March 12, NRL News Today reported that the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit had upheld an Ohio law that made entities that perform or promote abortions, such as Planned Parenthood, ineligible to participate in six state-funded health programs. Ten days later, in a letter dated March 21, …Continue reading "Ohio Department of Health tells Planned Parenthood state money ends as of April 20"
By Dave Andrusko In a major victory, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today upheld an Ohio law that made entities that perform or promote abortions, such as Planned Parenthood, ineligible to participate in six state-funded health programs. The 11-6 decision, written by Judge Jeffrey Sutton, overturned an April 2018 decision …Continue reading "Ohio ban on Planned Parenthood funding upheld by 6th Circuit"
By Dave Andrusko Can there be sweeter words for any pro-life candidate to hear than for a militantly pro-abortion media outlet to call you an “anti-abortion crusader”? Such is the description Mother Jones’s Rosa Furneaux affixed to Mike DeWine, former congressman from Ohio, state Attorney General, and now the Republican candidate for governor. The full …Continue reading "Ohio pro-abortionists want to defeat “anti-abortion crusader” Mike DeWine in the worse way"
Ohio Right to Life Decries the Tragedy of Abortion in Ohio, Calls for Action COLUMBUS, Ohio–The Ohio Department of Health today released the 2017 Ohio Abortion Report, revealing an increase in the number of abortions since the 2016 report. A total of 20,893 abortions were reported. Mike Gonidakis, President of Ohio Right to Life, said …Continue reading "2017 Ohio Abortion Report Reveals Increase in Abortions"
Editor’s note. This was distributed today by Jamieson Weaver of Ohio Right to Life, NRLC’s staff affiliate. It is an important reminder of how significant the office of attorney general is in defending pro-life legislation. Last week, the Toledo Blade published an op-ed coauthored by pro-abortion candidate Steve Dettelbach, discussing pro-life Judge Brett Kavanaugh. You may …Continue reading "Teaming up with Planned Parenthood to smear Judge Kavanaugh"
By Dave Andrusko Last week we updated readers on the latest in the long legal dispute over the license of the Women’s Med Center (WMC) in Dayton, Ohio, owned by the notorious late-term abortionist, Martin Haskell, which has a long history of legal battles with the Ohio Department of Health. Good news. “Judge Mary Wiseman of …Continue reading "Ohio abortion clinic has 30 days to appeal a ruling upholding the revocation of the facility’s license, or permanently close"
Editor’s note. This comes from Ohio Right to Life. The “variance” discussed is in reference to a requirement that abortion clinics have written transfer agreements with hospitals in case of emergencies. This past week, two of the remaining abortion clinics in Ohio had administrative hearings regarding their status before the Ohio Department of Health. Women’s …Continue reading "UPDATE: Status of Two Ohio Abortion Clinics"