Ohio Lawmakers Eye Total Abortion Ban

A new bill sponsored by two Republican Ohio lawmakers would completely end the practice of abortion in the state — a sweeping measure one local abortion rights advocate said "would strip every person who can get pregnant of their bodily autonomy." State Reps. Ron Hood and Candice Keller are the lead sponsors of House Bill 413, which, among other provisions, seeks to legally recognize unborn fetuses as people, according to a news release from the Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio. Anyone who performs an abortion, according to the release, would be "subject to already existing murder statutes." Read more...

 



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