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Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Introduced in Ohio House & Senate

60 Percent of Americans Support Protections for Pain-Capable Babies

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, Ohio Right to Life's premier legislation for 2015 was introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 117 and S.B. 127) prohibits abortions in Ohio at the point at which pre-born babies can feel pain, which is as early as 20 weeks gestation. The legislation is sponsored by Representatives Kristina Roegner and Bob Cupp and Senators Peggy Lehner and Jay Hottinger. Thirty-three legislators signed on as co-sponsors of the legislation.

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Ohio Right to Life Announces Cuyahoga County Right to Life

New Chapter Takes Roots in Northeast Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, Ohio Right to Life announced the installment of Cuyahoga County Right to Life, the organization's new chapter based in Cleveland. Leading the organization as executive director is Rachel Mullen, a northeast Ohio native with a background in campaign management, grassroots organization, and public policy. Cuyahoga County Right to Life joins 10 other Right to Life chapters and affiliates in the northeast Ohio region.

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Ohio Right to Life Announces 2015 Legislative Agenda

Legislation Aimed to End Abortion in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, at a press conference held at the Ohio Statehouse, Ohio Right to Life announced its full legislative agenda for 2015. Headlining the list of six pro-life initiatives is a "trigger clause," legislation that would create a new regulatory framework following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

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Statement Regarding Rep. Tim Ryan's Abortion Position

The following statement is a response to Congressman Tim Ryan's switch from "pro-life" to "pro-choice" and can be attributed to Mike Gonidakis, President of Ohio Right to Life.

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Pain-Capable Abortion Ban to be Introduced in Ohio

60 Percent of Americans Support 20-Week Ban

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, Ohio Right to Life announced landmark legislation that will ban abortions in Ohio at 20 weeks gestation, the point during pregnancy at which pre-born children can feel pain. This legislation, which is similar to National Right to Life's Pain-Capable legislation, will be introduced in the Ohio General Assembly in the coming weeks. Significantly, the legislation challenges the viability limit on abortion restrictions, commonly triggered at 24 weeks, that the U.S. Supreme Court imposed in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

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Gov. Kasich Signs ORTL Adoption Reform

Pro-life Bill Approved with Historic Bipartisan Majority Votes

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Six Pro-life Initiatives Pass Ohio Legislature

Ohio Right to Life Infant Adoption Reform Passes, 81-4

 

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Ohio House Passes Resolution to Honor Pregnancy Resource Centers

Pro-life Resolution Advances to Ohio Senate

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Planned Parenthood Put on Notice of Illegal Operations

Last Cincinnati Abortion Facility Could Be Shut Down

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Women Prefer Kasich to FitzGerald by Double-Digit Lead

Quinnipiac University Poll Debunks "War on Women"

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