Mike Gonidakis

Columbus, Ohio
Jo Ingles

The state’s highest court has heard arguments about whether to keep open Toledo's only abortion clinic. And the case could affect Ohio's seven other clinics as well. 

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Six state senators and seven state representatives from Ohio will go to the inauguration, along with many state officeholders. They include Gov. John Kasich, who was the last candidate in the GOP presidential contest against Trump and publicly admitted he didn't vote for the President-Elect. But there will be many attending who aren’t elected officials, and aren’t even Republicans.

Jo Ingles

Opponents of a bill that would ban local restrictions on pet stores say state lawmakers shouldn’t pass that legislation.

Jo Ingles

Another fight over abortion rights is looming at the Statehouse. Lawmakers are expected to take up two bills that restrict abortions during the upcoming lame duck session. That brought supporters of legal abortion out to protest to try to convince lawmakers to scrap those bills.

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There are calls for the President of the Ohio State Medical Board to step down over comments he’s made about a pending case.

"The State of Ohio"

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with conservative Christian leaders last week, but then went more than three days without addressing a major Supreme Court ruling that rejected abortion restrictions. The prolonged silence disappointed Ohio’s largest pro-life group.

Jo Ingles

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a Texas law that required doctors performing abortions in the Lone Star state to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and required abortion clinics to meet standards for ambulatory surgical centers.  How does that ruling affect Ohio?