Petition to Ban Dismemberment Abortions in Ohio

Dismemberment_abortion.jpgI sign this petition in support of Senate Bill 145 which protects unborn babies from dismemberment abortions, otherwise known as “dilation and evacuation.” It is time Ohio put an end to this inhumane practice that brutalizes the body of an unborn child.

Dilation and evacuation is a procedure in which the abortionist first dilates the woman’s cervix and then uses steel instruments to dismember and extract the baby from the uterus. The D&E abortion procedure is usually performed between thirteen and twenty-four weeks LMP. In 2015, the Ohio Department of Health reported nearly 3,000 D&E abortions in the state of Ohio.

Like partial-birth abortion, dismemberment abortion is a brutal procedure which literally rips the child limb from limb. In Gonzales v. Carhart, the Supreme Court said, "No one would dispute that, for many, D & E is a procedure itself laden with the power to devalue human life.”

I urge you to protect your most vulnerable constituents.

Who's signing

Gerard Szmerekovsky
Scott Burkett
Carmen Ozbolt
Kendra MCClung
Rachel Townsley
Lois Wachtman
Thomas Waterous
Leah Hobbs
Marcia Nyers
Martha Schmackers
Cassandra Hagerman
Mark Avery
Jennifer Caminiti
Eva Varga
Mary Gohring
Linda Johnson
Marilyn Anderson
helen weyand
John Robinson
Deanna Flanders
Mary Gantzer
Dennis Hays
James Jorgenson
gene neal
Kathy Gibbons
Jennifer Webb
162 signatures

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  • Gerard Szmerekovsky
    signed 2017-10-13 13:47:32 -0400
  • Larry Burkett
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-10-12 23:01:20 -0400
    Sign the petition: Petition to Ban Dismemberment Abortions in Ohio
  • Scott Burkett
    signed 2017-10-12 23:00:56 -0400
    Stop Abortion on any condition.
  • Carmen Ozbolt
    signed 2017-10-12 22:43:06 -0400
  • Kendra MCClung
    signed via 2017-10-12 17:34:56 -0400
  • Rachel Townsley
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-10-12 14:47:31 -0400
    Sign the petition: Petition to Ban Dismemberment Abortions in Ohio
  • Rachel Townsley
    signed 2017-10-12 14:46:26 -0400
  • Lois Wachtman
    signed 2017-10-12 11:15:33 -0400
  • Thomas Waterous
    signed 2017-10-12 10:57:10 -0400
  • Leah Hobbs
    signed 2017-10-12 10:54:50 -0400
    I have had two “missed miscarriages” and as such chose to deliver my babies naturally (12 weeks gestation and 10 weeks gestation respectively). I made this difficult choice rather than endure this recommended “procedure” because I wanted to bury my children whole and to hold their little bodies in my hand just once as their mother.


    If there is an opportunity to testify in support of this bill at a later time, I would be honored to do so. I have an understanding of the legislative process and currently work as a clinician specializing in maternal mental health.

    Please let me know if there is any way I can be of help.
  • Marcia Nyers
    signed 2017-10-08 22:37:49 -0400
  • Martha Schmackers
    signed 2017-10-06 13:16:52 -0400
  • Cassie Hagerman
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-10-06 10:48:28 -0400
    Sign the petition: Petition to Ban Dismemberment Abortions in Ohio
  • Cassandra Hagerman
    signed 2017-10-06 10:47:57 -0400
  • Mark Avery
    signed 2017-10-05 16:30:56 -0400
  • Jennifer Caminiti
    signed 2017-10-05 09:17:43 -0400
    JENNIFER CAMINITI
  • Eva Varga
    signed 2017-10-05 01:28:46 -0400
  • Mary Gohring
    signed 2017-10-04 20:14:33 -0400
  • Linda Johnson
    signed 2017-10-04 18:12:12 -0400
  • Marilyn Anderson
    signed 2017-10-04 15:47:05 -0400
  • helen weyand
    signed 2017-10-04 15:04:48 -0400
    Helen weyand
  • John Robinson
    signed 2017-10-04 14:45:09 -0400
  • Deanna Flanders
    signed 2017-10-04 14:15:52 -0400
  • Mary Gantzer
    signed 2017-10-04 14:06:07 -0400
  • Dennis Hays
    signed 2017-09-28 19:02:50 -0400
    Please end Dismemberment Abortion. Thank you.
  • James Jorgenson
    signed via 2017-09-24 14:21:23 -0400
  • gene neal
    signed 2017-09-22 22:18:39 -0400
  • Kathy Gibbons
    signed 2017-09-22 18:39:36 -0400
    Kathy Gibbons
  • Kathy Gibbons
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-09-22 18:39:14 -0400
    Sign the petition: Petition to Ban Dismemberment Abortions in Ohio
  • Jennifer Webb
    signed 2017-09-22 10:24:32 -0400
    I vote pro-life because I believe human life begins at conception. Abortion is murder. We must support women to help them carry their babies to term and promote policies that make adoption easier for all involved. I will never vote for a candidate who supports abortion.

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