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Ohio Abortion Pill Restrictions Actually Made Women Less Safe, Predictably Enough

Another day, another example of abortion restrictions to “make women safer” doing anything but.

Kylie Cheung | September 1, 2016 - 7:10 pm

Heroin Laced With The Most Potent Opioid Is Causing A Huge Rise In Overdoses In The Midwest

The authorities believe heroin laced with carfentanil has caused almost 90 overdoses in one Ohio county this week and about 60 in just two days across Ohio and Indiana, though

Lauren Holter | August 26, 2016 - 8:41 am

Courts Uphold Restrictive Voting Rights Laws In Two States That Could Impact The Presidential Election

Like well-known voter ID laws, the measures upheld in the Midwest will keep mostly poor minorities form voting, but they receive much less attention.

Lauren Holter | June 30, 2016 - 2:08 pm

Ohio Aims To Ban Down Syndrome Abortions

Ohio women, take note: Soon you may be unable to get an abortion if you’re doing it to avoid having a baby with Down syndrome. The state’s legislature—most of which…

Newser | August 24, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Ohio Bans Towns From Banning Fracking

This Tuesday, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that towns and cities are not allowed to enact their own bans on fracking through zoning laws, and that all decisions on where…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 19, 2015 - 2:40 pm

Ohio Won’t Let Dying Man Honor The Love Of His Life

John Arthur was diagnosed with terminal Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and is currently in hospice care. He’s been in a loving 20-year relationship with his boyfriend Jim Obergefell, and just weeks…

Julie Gerstein | July 26, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Ohio Put A Lot Of Restrictions On Abortion Last Night

Last night, Ohio’s Governor John Kasich signed a host of restrictions on abortion into law, which went into effect today. Like other Republicans before him, Governor Kasich placed these legal…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2013 - 1:40 pm

How Not To Exact Romantic Revenge: Attempting To Cut Off Your Rival’s Fingers

After finding flirtatious texts that her boyfriend sent to another woman, Shena Moore took the all too familiar route of blaming the other woman and not her boyfriend for the…

Mary Odell | June 10, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Rush Limbaugh Says Ohio Kidnap Victims Are Part Of A Welfare Scheme, And It’s All Obama’s Fault

Sometimes terrible things happen, and they’re so unbelievably heinous, all you can do is gasp in horror. That’s the general response most of us have had to the harrowing story…

Julie Gerstein | May 9, 2013 - 11:40 am

Ohio Seeks To Ban Sex Ed Teaching “Gateway” Sexual Behavior

A finance committee in Ohio’s House of Representatives voted on a budget amendment to restrict sex educators from mentioning “gateway” sexual behavior — i.e., anything “non-abstinence” like fingering and…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2013 - 5:40 pm

U Of Cincinnati Artist Displayed Vagina Photographs On Campus, Students For Life Flips Out

Wake up and smell the vagina, University of Cincinnatti. On Thursday, two student groups displayed “Re-envisioning The Female Body,” a temporary art show of 12 billboard-sized photographs of vulvas, on…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2013 - 9:00 am

Hacktivists Threaten To Release Personal Information Of Football Players Allegedly Involved In Assaulting Drunk Girl

Two weeks ago, The New York Times ran an enormous article about a rape case in Steubenville, Ohio, where members of the football team participated in the rape of a…

Jessica Wakeman | December 26, 2012 - 3:40 pm
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