PRO-LIFE NEWS
Tuesday
May052015

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Receives Sponsor Testimony

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, the Ohio House Committee on Community and Family Advancement heard sponsor testimony on Ohio Right to Life's Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act (H.B. 135). The legislation, sponsored by Representatives Sarah LaTourette and David Hall, could make Ohio the first in the nation to prohibit abortions from taking place on the basis of a Down syndrome diagnosis. Multiple studies demonstrate that upwards of 90 percent of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome are aborted. Sixteen legislators are co-sponsoring the bill.

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Monday
May042015

Ellen Wittman Wins 2015 Ohio Right to Life Oratory Contest 

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ellen Wittman, a junior at Immaculate Conception Academy in Cincinnati, won first place in the 2015 Ohio Right to Life Oratory Contest held this past Saturday at the Tree of Life Christian Schools Ministry Center in Upper Arlington. Ellen's speech discussed the controversial discoveries at convicted abortionist Kermit Gosnell's Philadelphia abortion facility in 2010.

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Tuesday
Apr282015

National Pro-Life Women's Caucus Hosts Briefing for Ohio Leaders

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, speakers from the Susan B. Anthony List and Ohio Right to Life co-hosted a pro-life legislative briefing and luncheon for Ohio's pro-life legislators. The National Pro-Life Women's Caucus, a project of the Susan B. Anthony List, lead the luncheon as part of their initiative to identify key pro-life women leaders in state legislatures across the country.

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Tuesday
Apr142015

Ohio Budget to Fund Pregnancy Help Centers

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, Ohio Right to Life's initiative for continued funding for life-affirming pregnancy centers was accepted as an amendment to the State Budget for 2016-2017. The Pregnancy and Parenting Support Program, a pilot program started in 2013, allocates state money to these statewide centers which provide parenting classes and material assistance to disadvantaged families.

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Wednesday
Mar252015

Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act Introduced in Ohio House

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, Ohio Right to Life's Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act (H.B. 135) was introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives. The legislation, sponsored by Representatives Sarah LaTourrette and David Hall, could make Ohio the first in the nation to prohibit abortions from taking place on the basis of a Down syndrome diagnosis. Multiple studies demonstrate that upwards of 90 percent of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome are aborted. Sixteen legislators signed on as co-sponsors of the bill.

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