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Planned Parenthood ‘Sister CEOs’ on the Pandemic, Ramped Up Attacks on Abortion and Racial Justice

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Planned Parenthood ‘Sister CEOs’ on the Pandemic, Ramped Up Attacks on Abortion and Racial Justice

In many ways, the positions Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio President and CEO Iris E. Harvey and Planned Parenthood Federation of America President and CEO Alexis McGill Johnson are similar. Both are leading major nonprofit healthcare organizations during a once-in-a-century pandemic. They’re both witnesses to the regular attacks to reproductive health care in the state and nationwide […]

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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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Ohio’s Six Week Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Judge

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio’s Six Week Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Judge

Ohio’s six week abortion ban has been blocked by a federal judge. Planned to go into effect on July 11, the state’s most restrictive abortion measure has now been delayed. Senior US District Judge Michael Barrett issued an injunction on Wednesday, temporarily preventing the ban from becoming law.  “Inasmuch as this Court has determined that […]

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Ohio Becomes Fifth State to Pass Six Week Abortion Ban

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Becomes Fifth State to Pass Six Week Abortion Ban

Gov. Mike DeWine has signed SB 23, a ban on abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The law, which makes no exceptions for rape or incest, will take effect in 90 days. “Today and everyday, we will not accept barriers placed on abortion access by politicians or judges. We refuse to be intimidated […]

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Heartbeat Bill Passes House, Awaits DeWine’s Signature

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Heartbeat Bill Passes House, Awaits DeWine’s Signature

Ohio’s latest version of the “Heartbeat Bill” is headed to the desk of Gov. Mike DeWine, who’s previously voiced his support for the measure. With more restrictions added by the Ohio Senate last week, the bill (SB 23) was sent to the Ohio House on Wednesday, where it passed 56-40. SB 23 would ban abortion […]

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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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Video: Women Have Options Seeks More Funding as Ohio Considers Abortion Ban

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: Women Have Options Seeks More Funding as Ohio Considers Abortion Ban

Abortion rights are under attack here in Ohio, with the state legislature considering the third iteration of the “Heartbeat Bill” in as many years.  While former governor John Kasich vetoed the bill twice, the political landscape in Ohio changed with the election in 2018. Governor Mike DeWine, a staunch conservative when it comes to reproductive […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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