Pro-abortion groups want to enshrine abortion in the Ohio state constitution via a proposed amendment that will not just threaten the lives of unborn babies but would also pose a risk to the rights of parents.
The initiative, proposed by Ohioans for Reproductive Freedom — a coalition of eight pro-abortion and LGBT groups — and Ohio Physicians for Reproductive Rights, would ensconce abortion under the premise that “every individual has a right” to ending life in the womb and other “reproductive decisions.”
The ballot initiative claims abortion could still be banned by the Ohio legislature after fetal viability, which occurs around 20 weeks gestation, but carved out an exception for any abortions deemed necessary by a doctor to “protect the pregnant patient’s life
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