Ohioans will vote this November on Issue 1, which proposes adding a right to abortion and protections for contraception and other matters discussed below to Ohio’s Constitution. Many Ohioans have asked me what the Reproductive Rights Amendment, commonly referred to as the “Abortion Amendment,” will actually do if enacted. Will it allow any limits on abortion? Will it do away with parental consent or Ohio’s partial-birth abortion ban? Ohioans deserve to know what they are voting on, so I have prepared this legal analysis to make the Amendment’s impacts on Ohio law more understandable.
Read the entire analysis HERE.