Abortion Rights

Amid Lawsuits on Ohio Abortion Laws, Researchers Study Impacts on Care

“Overall, the challenges Ohio’s waiting period and two-appointment requirements create result in lasting burdens, especially economic hardship for those seeking abortion care"

By Susan Tebben, The Ohio Capital Journal

Researchers from several Ohio universities have found that state laws that regulate abortion services are “harmful” to patients and make it harder for those patients to receive proper care. Members of the Ohio Policy Evaluation Network, a group made up of researchers from The Ohio State University, the University of Cincinnati, and Case Western Reserve University, analyzed the impacts of state laws like the 24-hour waiting period and in-person appointment requirements for abortion services in a recently published white paper...

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