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Abortion rights advocates protest the Down Syndrome ban on abortions at the Ohio Statehouse in 2017.
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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to re-hear a case challenging Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine speaks before signing his first executive action alongside his wife Fran, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Cedarville, Ohio. The former U.S. senator took his oath in a private midnight ceremony at his Cedarville home.
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One of the first big pieces of legislation Mike DeWine signed as Ohio governor was a six-week abortion ban known as the "Heartbeat Bill." Almost a year into his tenure, DeWine said that law is only part of an overall agenda he’s pushing.

Ohio House

An Ohio lawmaker who proposed legislation extending insurance coverage to a procedure considered medically impossible as a way of fighting abortion worked closely on the bill with a conservative lobbyist, according to newly released emails.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Mar 26, 2018
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Two Republican Ohio lawmakers have introduced a new bill that would ban all abortions. The ban would apply even in cases of rape, incest, or if the mother's life is at risk. The proposed legislation comes just days after a federal judge ruled an earlier Ohio abortion law as unconstitutional. 

We'll also look at the proposed "red flag" gun control legislation, the gubernatorial race, and more with our panel of reporters.