Pro-life Governor Suspends Bid for Presidency
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Katherine Franklin
DATE: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 PHONE: 614-547-0099 ext. 304
The following statement is Ohio Right to Life's response to Governor John Kasich's announcement that he is suspending his bid for the presidency.
"On behalf of our board, our staff and our statewide membership, Ohio Right to Life thanks Governor John Kasich for his bid to serve the American people with compassion and proven pro-life leadership. Ohio Right to Life has been honored to work with Governor Kasich and his team over the last five years and achieve the enactment of 17 strong pro-life laws in our state. Undoubtedly, America would prove itself a stronger, more compassionate and more protective country for the right to life under Governor Kasich's leadership. But we in Ohio rest assured knowing that as our Governor, he will continue to strengthen Ohio's pro-life laws, standing with us to protect the dignity of human life and reminding us all: 'If you save one life, it is as if you saved the world.'"
Founded in 1967, Ohio Right to Life, with more than 45 chapters and local affiliates, is Ohio's oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement in Ohio, ORTL works through legislation and education to promote and defend innocent human life from conception to natural death.