Ohio Groups Join Forces to File Language Placing Reproductive Freedom Amendment on the November 2023 Ballot

COLUMBUS, OH — Ohioans for Reproductive Freedom and Ohio Physicians for Reproductive Rights today announced they have joined forces to file language with the Ohio Attorney General to place a citizen-initiated Constitutional amendment to restore and protect reproductive rights and abortion access on the November 2023 statewide general election ballot. “The people of Ohio overwhelmingly […]

Ohioans for Reproductive Freedom hires Mission Control Inc. a general consult for campaign to secure explicit abortion access in state constitution

OHIO – Ohioans for Reproductive Freedom has retained Mission Control, Inc., to be the General Consultant to oversee campaign strategy for the initiative to place a measure on the ballot to amend the Ohio Constitution to explicitly protect reproductive freedom for all Ohioans. Mission Control, Inc., was most recently involved with successful campaigns in Kansas […]

Introducing Ohioans for Reproductive Freedom

Ohio – Today the coalition, Ohioans for Reproductive Freedom, issued a press statement to introduce a ballot exploration committee, formed by the ACLU of Ohio, Abortion Fund Ohio, New Voices for Reproductive Justice, Ohio Women’s Alliance, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio, Preterm-Cleveland, Pro-Choice Ohio, and URGE, to make abortion access explicit in the State Constitution. […]

Pro-Choice Ohio reaction to 2022 general election results

Akron — With Ohio election polls closed and most results in, Pro-Choice Ohio Executive Director Kellie Copeland released the following statement: “Tonight’s outcome was difficult, but the work continues. We will never stop fighting for the 10-year-old girl who was raped and had to leave Ohio to have an abortion. Or for the woman who […]

Ohioans relieved that abortion access is restored

Cincinnati — Today, Hamilton County Court Judge Christian Jenkins granted the request from Ohio’s abortion providers for a preliminary injunction to keep Ohio’s abortion ban blocked indefinitely. Clinics are again allowed to continue to provide essential, time sensitive-abortion services to patients across Ohio and from neighboring states through 22 weeks gestation. Pro-Choice Ohio Executive Director […]

Pro-Choice Ohio response to anti-abortion event

Columbus — In response to the anti-abortion event at the Ohio Statehouse today, Pro-Choice Ohio Executive Director Kellie Copeland released the following statement: “Two out of three Ohioans oppose the six-week abortion ban. For the people who attended this rally, the six-week ban isn’t harsh enough. They want to ban abortion outright, even after seeing […]

Ohio abortion report shows importance of access

Columbus — There were 21,813 abortions in Ohio in 2021, according to the annual Induced Abortions in Ohio Report from the Ohio Department of Health. This is a 7% increase over the previous year. Pro-Choice Ohio Deputy Director Jaime Miracle said: “Each year when this report comes out, there is a lot of focus on […]

Pro-Choice Ohio releases new endorsements for 2022

Columbus — One day after a Hamilton County court judge blocked Mike DeWine’s six-week abortion ban, Pro-Choice Ohio is endorsing a slate of candidates for the Supreme Court of Ohio, in addition to other races on the 2022 General Election ballot. Pro-Choice Ohio Executive Director Kellie Copeland said: “There will be more court proceedings before […]

Ohio Abortion Ban Blocked for 14 Days

Columbus — Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Christian A. Jenkins has blocked Ohio’s six-week abortion ban for 14 days. The decision comes in Preterm Cleveland et. al. vs. David Yost, et. al. (Case no. A2203203). Pro-Choice Ohio Executive Director Kellie Copeland said: “Today’s ruling from Judge Christian Jenkins granting a TRO on the […]

Supreme Court of Ohio continues to fail Ohioans

Columbus — Attorneys for Dayton abortion clinic Women’s Med Center have announced a new lawsuit in Hamilton County court, citing the failure of the Supreme Court of Ohio to take responsible action. Pro-Choice Ohio Executive Director Kellie Copeland said: “For weeks, members of Ohio Supreme Court have turned their backs on Ohioans who are suffering […]

The u.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe V Wade

Abortion access is temporarily restored in Ohio, and we’re going to keep fighting to keep it that way!

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