With U.S. Supreme Court decision looming, abortion access in Ohio is on the ballot

Jan 19, 2022 View Original Article
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57% : Duwve served as a volunteer coordinator for Planned Parenthood for seven months in the 1980s - a detail conservatives quickly cited as a disqualifying factor.
56% : And as Democratic voters look at their gubernatorial options this spring, Whaley is happy to remind them: "Abortion is on the ballot in 2022."
50% : Before that, he led an investigation into Planned Parenthood as the state's attorney general.
49% : Why abortion could be key in 2022 Ohio Democratic gubernatorial primary between Cincinnati, Dayton mayors
46% : As the landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade hangs on by a legal thread, access to abortion in Ohio could depend on who holds the governor's pen next.
42% : And the stakes are high as the U.S. Supreme Court reviews a Mississippi abortion ban that could send decisions about when and where abortion is permitted back to the states.
41% : If ever there was a time for ideological purity on abortion, it's now because of the looming U.S. Supreme Court decision, advocates on both sides of the issue said.
40% : On the other side of the political aisle, a different battle is being waged over abortion.
39% : But DeWine's opponents say he hasn't done enough to restrict abortion in Ohio.
38% : He argued in the 2014 Hobby Lobby case that businesses shouldn't have to provide birth control under Obamacare that violates their religious beliefs.
36% : More: New Ohio bill would ban abortion if Supreme Court empowers states to decide
35% : To prepare for the high court's ruling, abortion opponents are pushing for a "trigger law" that would ban abortion in Ohio if Roe v. Wade were overturned.
30% : Since taking office, DeWine has signed bills to ban abortion as early as six weeks gestation, to require aborted fetuses be buried or cremated, to prevent medication abortions via telemedicine and to add rules that could shutter two Southwest Ohio abortion clinics.

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