Federal Court Blocks Ohio Law Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

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Federal Court Blocks Ohio Law Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

An appeals court panel upheld a ruling Friday blocking Ohio from protecting unborn babies with Down syndrome from discriminatory abortions. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2-1 against the pro-life law, arguing that its enforcement would block “access to constitutionally protected health care services.”

Judge Who Blocked Ohio Ban on Abortions of Babies With Down Syndrome Was a Planned Parenthood President

Pro-life advocates are calling out the bias of a federal judge who struck down an Ohio non-discrimination law that bans abortions on unborn babies with Down syndrome. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Black issued a preliminary injunction against the law Wednesday, arguing federal law is “crystal clear” that states may not prohibit abortions before viability.

Are We Ready To Talk Honestly About Disability, Pro-Choice Politics, & That Abortion Ban?

When I saw the email asking me to write about the recent Ohio law that makes performing an abortion after the prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome a felony, signed last week by Governor Kasich, I winced. While I have a lot to say about disability and…

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