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Ohio - Latest News
Nov 13, 2019 - 03:20 pm .- Two Democratic lawmakers in Ohio have introduced legislation that would prohibit the state from requiring doctors to provide patients with information that is not recognized by expert medical associations or supported through peer-reviewed research.
Nov 7, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Ohio lawmakers have passed two pieces of new pro-life legislation while court battles challenging earlier pro-life laws continue. 
Oct 29, 2019 - 04:33 pm .- For the second time in three months, Ohio’s top court has refused to hear an appeal from the last abortion clinic in Montgomery County.
Oct 14, 2019 - 06:52 pm .- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a block on an Ohio law banning abortions on the grounds of a diagnosis of Down syndrome. Former Governor John Kasich signed the law nearly two years ago, but it has not yet been able to come into effect.
Sep 11, 2019 - 12:21 am .- In response to new federal and state regulations restricting funding of abortion clinics, Planned Parenthood announced Monday that two of its clinics in Ohio will close this month.
Aug 4, 2019 - 04:35 am .- Pope Francis Sunday remembered the victims, and the families of the victims, of recent shootings in Texas, California, and Ohio, asking for prayers.
Jul 11, 2019 - 12:42 am .- A recently introduced bill in Ohio would add scientific information about the development of the unborn child to the state’s public and charter school curriculum.
Jul 8, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- An Ohio law banning abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat was temporarily blocked by a federal judge July 3, a week before it was set to take effect.
May 26, 2019 - 04:52 pm .- Starting in 2013, and every year since for the past seven years, one young man from the parish of St. Mary’s in Hudson, Ohio, has been ordained a priest of Jesus Christ for the Catholic Church.
May 17, 2019 - 12:32 am .- An Ohio bill seeking to limit insurance coverage of non-lifesaving abortions erroneously states that a procedure exists in which a doctor can reimplant an ectopic pregnancy in a woman’s uterus. No such procedure yet exists that has been proven safe and effective, two pro-life OB-GYNs told CNA.
Apr 11, 2019 - 03:07 pm .- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Thursday signed a law banning abortion if a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Former Governor John Kasich had twice vetoed similar legislation.
Jun 7, 2018 - 01:24 pm .- The U.S. immigration system is broken and in need of reform, said the Bishop of Cleveland after more than 100 immigrants were arrested by authorities on Tuesday.
Apr 19, 2018 - 02:07 pm .- An Ohio law which blocked federal taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state was struck down by a federal appeals court on Wednesday.
Mar 7, 2018 - 03:01 am .- Hospital leaders should rescind their agreement with the last abortion clinic in Toledo that could save it from closing, Bishop Daniel Thomas of Toledo has said.
Mar 2, 2018 - 03:15 am .- An Ohio priest praised a proposed state law to criminalize the nonconsensual publishing of sexual videos or photos, known as “revenge porn.”
Dec 14, 2017 - 03:00 pm .- On Friday, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill that will penalize doctors who perform abortions, if the abortion is chosen “in whole or in part,” because the unborn child has received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Sep 26, 2017 - 05:08 pm .- An Ohio bill hopes to stop abortions undertaken solely because an unborn child has Down syndrome.  
Dec 7, 2016 - 04:15 pm .- Citing the prospect of a more favorable Supreme Court, Ohio legislators have passed a ban on abortions once an unborn child’s heartbeat can be detected.
Aug 26, 2014 - 11:39 am .- Pope Francis on Tuesday named Auxiliary Bishop Daniel E. Thomas of Philadelphia to be the next bishop of Ohio’s Diocese of Toledo.  
Jul 3, 2013 - 02:00 am .- Ohio governor John Kasich signed a state budget on Sunday which local pro-life backers say is the “most pro-life in history.”