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Planned Parenthood Sues Ohio Over Telemedicine Abortion Ban

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Planned Parenthood Sues Ohio Over Telemedicine Abortion Ban

By Susan Tebben The national and state chapters of Planned Parenthood sued the state of Ohio Thursday over a law set to go into effect in mid-April that prohibits abortion services conducted through telemedicine. The lawsuit regards Senate Bill 260, signed into law in January and banning an available telehealth option for what’s called a medication […]

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Ohio Continues to See Decline in Abortions

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Continues to See Decline in Abortions

By Susan Tebben As court battles continue over legislation related to abortion, the Ohio Department of Health last week reported a 2% decline in the procedures. The annual report gathered information about abortions occurring in the state from confidential abortion reports and “post-abortion care reports for complications.” Last year, 20,102 “induced pregnancy terminations” were reported in […]

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Dave Yost Continues Abortion Battle During Coronavirus Pandemic

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Dave Yost Continues Abortion Battle During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Susan Tebben The Ohio Attorney General’s Office filed an appeal on Thursday asking a court to release them from a restraining order allowing abortions to continue under a coronavirus health order until the appeal can be decided. A U.S. District Judge ruled partially in favor of Planned Parenthood and other clinics who perform abortions in […]

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Federal Judge Rules Abortions Can Continue, ODH Order Partly Held

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Federal Judge Rules Abortions Can Continue, ODH Order Partly Held

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. A federal judge has put a temporary hold on an order by the Ohio Department of Health to cease surgical abortions during the coronavirus pandemic and classify them as nonessential procedures in an effort to conserve scarce personal protective equipment and hospital […]

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Telemedicine Abortion Ban Passes in Ohio Senate

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Telemedicine Abortion Ban Passes in Ohio Senate

By Susan Tebben A bill to ban the use of telemedicine for abortion-related services has passed the Ohio Senate, moving on to House consideration. Senate Bill 260 specifically deals with the combination drug Mifeprex, which is used in medication abortions. The bill passed 20 to 9, with two Republicans, Sen. Stephanie Kunze, R-Hilliard, and Sen. Nathan […]

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The 8th Annual WHO/O Solidarity Clothing Swap

  The 8th Annual WHO/O Solidarity Clothing Swap

Our closets are overflowing with incredible clothes that no longer bring us joy, accessories bought on a whim, shoes that have only been worn once or twice, so many feminist joys, and all this has much more life left! How it works: entry is $10; tickets are available online at www.womenhaveoptions.org/clothing_swap or at the door. […]

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10th Annual Women Have Options Abortion Access Bowl-A-Thon

  10th Annual Women Have Options Abortion Access Bowl-A-Thon

Take direct action for reproductive freedom by making a HUGE difference in the lives of those needing abortion access and have a TON of fun! Join us for the 10th annual Women Have Options – Ohio Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon! Together we’re going to raise $60K for abortion access in Ohio! How do I get involved? […]

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