Abortion referendum

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Ohio rejects initiative to change amendment process, easing the way for abortion referendum

Aug 8, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The initiative would have made it more difficult to adopt constitutional amendments via citizen-led ballot initiatives. Read more


Early voting on Ohio referendum high as November abortion vote hinges on outcome

Jul 28, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The referendum, Issue 1, would amend the constitution to raise the threshold to 60% for such citizen-led initiatives like November’s... Read more


Here’s where abortion may be on the ballot

Jul 26, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Activists have used citizen-led initiatives to put constitutional amendment referendums on the ballot that could enact a wide range of... Read more


How August and November ballot initiatives could affect abortion in Ohio: an explainer

Jul 19, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Ohioans are set to vote on two major ballot initiatives in the coming months, one in August and another in... Read more

Baby feet.

San Marino votes to legalize abortion

Sep 27, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The referendum vote ended the microstate’s abortion ban. Read more

Guaita tower, San Marino

San Marino to vote on abortion legalization Sept. 26

Sep 20, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The tiny European nation of San Marino, where abortion has been illegal for nearly a century and a half, is... Read more

Stand Up for Life Rally, Dublin.

‘Cautiously optimistic’ pro-lifers attend Irish rally ahead of vote

May 15, 2018

By Mary Farrow

Less than two weeks before a historic vote on whether to allow increased access to abortion in Ireland, thousands of... Read more

Google search.

Could Google's ban on ads rig Ireland’s abortion vote?

May 11, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

Internet giant Google has decided to bar all ads related to a fast-approaching referendum on legalizing abortion in Ireland. The... Read more

Repealing Ireland's pro-life amendment could have dire consequences, bishop warns

May 10, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

Ireland’s upcoming vote on whether to legalize abortion is “a vital issue of life or death” that threatens to change... Read more