Ohio Bans Abortion Pills Via Telemedicine

Senate Bill 260 passed the Ohio House 54-30 after Republicans blocked debate. If signed by the governor, it would ban the use of telemedicine for medication abortions by requiring physicians to be physically present when both pills are taken. Doctors who violate the law could face felony charges. Republicans and Ohio Right to Life say this would protect women seeking abortions. But Democrats and Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio say it would only make things more complicated and more expensive. Read more...


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