Planned Parenthood announces closure of two abortion facilities in southwest Ohio area

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 …

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Women’s Med Center of Dayton, Ohio could be forced to close

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 …

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Planned Parenthood: Abortion > Healthcare

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 …

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Ohio Legislature Passes Budget Promoting Life

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 …

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Pregnancy Center Funding at Risk, Contact Your Ohio Legislator

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 …

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Ohio abortion center loses appeal to stay open without hospital transfer agreement

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, …

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Second District Court of Appeals Upholds Women’s Med Center’s License Revocation by Ohio Department of Health

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 …

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Federal judge places TRO on Ohio’s law banning brutal dismemberment abortions

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 …

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Ohio Department of Health tells Planned Parenthood state money ends as of April 20

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, …

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Ohio ban on Planned Parenthood funding upheld by 6th Circuit

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 …

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Ohio pro-abortionists want to defeat “anti-abortion crusader” Mike DeWine in the worse way

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 …

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2017 Ohio Abortion Report Reveals Increase in Abortions

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 …

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