Ohio Abortion Bans Are On the Way Following Death of Roe

The most recent abortion trigger ban, House Bill 598, would make abortion a fourth-degree felony, and promotion of abortion a misdemeanor offense.

By Susan Tebben, The Ohio Capital Journal

Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ohio legislature is set up to move forward with abortion bans in the state. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday morning that “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives.”

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