By Ohio Right to Life Earlier this month, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act from taking effect. This law would have protected unborn children with a Down Syndrome diagnosis from the deadly discrimination of elective abortion, but was blocked in a 2-1 decision by the court, granting tacit …Continue reading "Ohio A.G. asks entire 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to weigh in on panel ruling blocking Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act from taking effect"
2018 Abortion Report Demonstrates Ohio is Advancing a Culture of Life Editor’s note. The following is adapted from a report from Ohio Right to Life. COLUMBUS, Ohio–Today, the Ohio Department of Health released the 2018 Ohio Abortion Report, revealing a 2% decrease in the number of abortions from 2017 and a decrease of 31% over …Continue reading "Ohio Abortion Numbers at Lowest Since Roe v. Wade"
By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday, Laura Hancock, of Cleveland.com, reported that “The Toledo abortion clinic formerly known as Capital Care Network [now known as Capital Care of Toledo], voluntarily surrendered its ambulatory surgical facility license last week, according to the Ohio Department of Health, since a new owner apparently has taken over.” While giving up …Continue reading "Great news: Toledo, Ohio no longer has any clinics that perform surgical abortions"
By Andrea Trudden Yesterday afternoon, Sen. Peggy Lehner testified in support of the Abortion Pill Reversal Information Act, Senate Bill 155, in its first hearing before the Ohio State Senate. Sen. Lehner, bill sponsor, is a former president of Ohio Right to Life and a champion for the unborn. “This issue should not be one …Continue reading "Abortion Pill Reversal Bill Receives First Hearing in Ohio"
By Dave Andrusko ABC News radio reported today that two Cincinnati locations–Springdale and Western Hills— are closing, with September 20 being their last day of “service”. According to the story, “Kersha Deibel, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region, pointed to the spate of state-level regulations added in recent years as well as …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood announces closure of two abortion facilities in southwest Ohio area"
Operated by infamous abortionist Martin Haskell By Dave Andrusko Women’s Med Center of Dayton, Ohio, which specializes in late-term abortions, has suffered two major defeats in the past week. “State Health Director Amy Acton denied a request from Women’s Med Center of Dayton for a waiver from Ohio’s law requiring a written transfer agreement,” according …Continue reading "Women’s Med Center of Dayton, Ohio could be forced to close"
By Stephanie Krider, Executive Director, Ohio Right to Life Planned Parenthood has formally announced what we pro-lifers already knew about the abortion giant’s agenda: they would choose abortion above healthcare, at all costs. With the new Title X requirements mandating that the family planning funds not be utilized by clinics that commit or refer for …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood: Abortion > Healthcare"
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"