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Abortion supporters gather outside the Ohio Statehouse on Tuesday to rally against the anti-abortion laws in the state.
Sam Aberle / Ohio Public Radio

One of the Ohio Statehouse’s most notable moments this year was the passage of the controversial “Heartbeat Bill.” The controversial abortion restriction been proposed for years but never signed into law – until 2019.

Mike Brickner of the ACLU of Ohio.
Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

The May ballot issue that would change the process for drawing lines for Congressional districts, is getting widespread bipartisan support from Ohio organizations and officials. But there’s one major group that isn’t going to back Issue 1.

While a new report calls the state's cash bail system "unfair" to poor defendants, both the Ohio Bail Agents Association and the ACLU of Ohio disagree with a plan to reform the system – for very different reasons.

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The U.S. Justice Department has taken an unusual move in reversing its position on a high-profile US.. Supreme Court case involving Ohio’s process for maintaining voter rolls. 

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
Ohio Public Radio

The fight over how Ohio has maintained its voter rolls has made it to the nation’s highest court.