This video parodies the set of new abortion restrictions clandestinely placed in the Ohio state budget by Republicans and signed into law by Governor John Kasich (R-OH).
Ohio has been at the vanguard of abortion restrictions for years but these new measures make it even more difficult for women to access abortions. The budget — which was never even debated in public — even redefines where life begins, possibly making a popular form of birth control illegal.
This video does ask you to suspend disbelief as it exaggerates the new restrictions slightly and asks you to accept that a guy who looks like this:
is playing a guy who actually looks like this:
Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) also signed restrictions on women’s health, including mandatory ultrasounds, last week — in private.
Walker’s plans to not talk about these restrictions were complicated when a judge placed a temporary restraining order on the new laws.
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