Planned Parenthood

Andy Chow

A large majority of the House and Senate are made up of lawmakers with strong pro-life stances. And that’s been reflected in several changes to abortion laws in the past few years. Despite those odds, pro-choice groups want to make sure every lawmaker will hear what they have to say on the issue before casting a vote. 

Karen Kasler

Abortion is always a contentious issue at the Statehouse. This year was no exception, as abortion ban bills took front and center stage amid the backdrop of the controversial election season.

Statehouse News Bureau

A federal judge has ruled Ohio cannot enforce its new law that defunds Planned Parenthood.

Jo Ingles

The state of Ohio has settled its legal battle with Planned Parenthood, agreeing to pay thousands in legal fees and to not enforce controversial rules on disposing of remains of abortions.

Statehouse News Bureau

A federal judge has stopped Ohio from implementing a new law that would defund Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood is suing the state over a new law that would take away from the organization federal dollars that fund cancer screenings, HIV tests and more.

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich hasn’t been back in Ohio for several weeks, but was in Columbus this weekend - and he took time to do as he had said he would and sign a controversial bill.

Statehouse News Bureau

Gov. John Kasich signed a few bills over the weekend but not the controversial one that would defund Planned Parenthood.

Statehouse News Bureau

There was an outburst in the Ohio House after it voted 59-32 to pass a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. The bill now awaits Governor Kasich’s signature.

Statehouse News Bureau

The U.S. Supreme Court is blocking North Dakota from enforcing a strict ban on abortion that’s very similar to a bill proposed in Ohio.

Jo Ingles

It’s been 43 years since the landmark Roe vs Wade US Supreme Court decision legalized abortion. Yet it remains a contentious issue in the Ohio legislature.

Andy Chow

The proposed law requiring abortion clinics to either bury or cremate fetal remains got its first hearing in a House committee. 

Andy Chow

Once again, abortion was one of the most hotly contested issues at the Statehouse this past year. And as explained in our continuing series “2015 in Review,” there are signs the issue will be back at the top of the legislative agenda in 2016.

Karen Kasler

State lawmakers are introducing new legislation that would require women who have abortions or miscarriages to designate arrangements for burial or cremation of fetuses. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

Planned Parenthood has fired back at Attorney General Mike DeWine, who has charged that the organization’s three Ohio abortion clinics mishandled fetal remains. It's filed a federal lawsuit against the state.

Karen Kasler

Attorney General Mike DeWine’s four month investigation into the activities of Planned Parenthood clinics in Ohio clears the organization of wrongdoing in one way but opens up questions about another practice.