Ohio governor signs ban on abortion after 1st heartbeat

U.S. 04/11/19, 16:50

A bill imposing one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation was signed into law in Ohio on Thursday, banning abortions after a detectable heartbeat in a long-sought victory for abortion opponents. In signing the heartbeat bill, Republican Gov. ...

Update: Ohio heartbeat abortion ban heads to governor

U.S. 04/10/19, 15:20

The Latest on an Ohio bill to ban abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A bill banning abortions in Ohio once a fetal heartbeat is detected is headed to Republican Gov. Mike DeWine, who has said ...

Heartbeat abortion bill veto survives day of Ohio overrides

U.S. 12/27/18, 15:44

Statehouse Republicans in Ohio came up a single vote shy Thursday of reversing a same-party governor's veto and imposing one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country.The outcome marked a victory for outgoing Republican Gov. John Kasich, a ...

Update: Kasich abortion bill veto could set up showdown

U.S. 12/21/18, 15:01

The Latest on two pending Ohio abortion bills (all times local):3 p.m.Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has vetoed for a second time an abortion bill that would have imposed one of the most far-reaching abortion restrictions in the nation.In a ...

Ohio bracing for showdown over latest abortion restrictions

U.S. 12/21/18, 09:48

With a lame duck veto showdown still brewing, Ohio again finds itself on the verge of imposing some of the most far-reaching abortion restrictions in the nation.It's a position familiar to the politically divided state's abortion-rights activists.They have watched Republican ...

Kasich vetoes gun bill, bars gender identity discrimination

U.S. 12/19/18, 16:47

Outgoing Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich acted as expected Wednesday to veto a bill expanding gun-owner rights and, in a surprise move, also expanded a years-old anti-discrimination order to include gender identity.Both moves were consistent with the prospective 2020 presidential ...

Update: GOP wins governor’s races in Arizona, NH, Ohio

Politics 11/07/18, 00:41

The Latest on Tuesday's elections for governor and other state offices (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Republicans have turned back Democratic challengers to keep control of the governors' offices in Arizona, New Hampshire and Ohio. In Ohio, Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine defeated ...

: Despite shootings, states return to familiar patterns

Florida 09/26/18, 03:01

Shortly after last year's shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip, Ohio Gov. John Kasich convened a working group to explore possible reforms to state gun laws.A Republican, Kasich wanted to be sure the panel's members clearly supported the Second ...

: Despite shootings, states return to familiar patterns

Florida 09/26/18, 03:01

Shortly after last year's shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip, Ohio Gov. John Kasich convened a working group to explore possible reforms to state gun laws.A Republican, Kasich appointed panel members who supported the Second Amendment and came from ...

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