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Kasich, Ohio Abortion Ban

Kasich Vetoes Ohio ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban, Signs 20-Week Legislation

Governor John Kasich signed a 20-week abortion ban into law but vetoed stricter legislation that would have forbidden the procedure once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception.

December 13, 2016
Heartbeat abortion bill

Ohio Lawmakers Pass ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill

Republican Governor John Kasich, an abortion opponent, has in the past questioned whether such legislation would be constitutional.

December 7, 2016
A Cleveland mounted police officer talks to his horse during a demonstration of police capabilities near the site of the Republican National Convention July 14, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Cleveland To Process Thousands Of Arrests At The RNC — And Activists Are Nervous

“I don’t want to be a naysayer here and rule out the possibility that everything is going to be hunky-dory … but knowing how the Cleveland Police Department has handled situations in the past, I just don’t have confidence that it’s going to work.”

July 15, 2016