heartbeat bill

Ohio governor John Kasich just signed one abortion bill and vetoed another

Governor John Kasich vetoes the “Heartbeat Bill,” but signs another that bans abortion after 20 weeks.

Bené Viera | December 13, 2016 - 4:58 pm

Women (and men) are getting creative to protest Ohio’s “heartbeat” abortion bill

The stakes are very high when it comes to women’s health in Ohio.

Karen Fratti | December 12, 2016 - 2:32 pm

Today’s Lady News: Women Could Die Under Abortion Bill Being Considered In Ohio

A “fetal heartbeat” bill under consideration in Ohio’s state senate would criminalize abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detectable, which is usually after seven weeks. This bill has no…

Jessica Wakeman | December 14, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Perry Supports Anti-Abortion “Heartbeat Bill”

Rick Perry, a contender for the Republican presidential nomination, has thrown his support behind Ohio’s anti-abortion “heartbeat bill,” which would criminalize an abortion as early as a fetal heartbeat can…

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Ohio House Passes “Heartbeat Bill” To Criminalize Abortion At 6 Or 7 Weeks

Reproductive rights are under full-frontal assault in Ohio today: the Ohio House of Representatives advanced the “heartbeat bill.” The “heartbeat bill” would make abortion illegal when a fetal heartbeat can…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Fetuses “Testify” On Ohio Abortion Bill

Two fetuses — er, “unborn children,” as anti-abortion folks call them — testified in Ohio today regarding a bill that would criminalize abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2011 - 4:40 pm