Tuesday, August 8: Ohio Must Vote for Issue 1 to Stop Unlimited Abortions Up to Birth, by Dave Andrusko

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By Dave Andrusko, LifeNews, Aug 7, 2023

LifeNews.com Note: Dave Andrusko is the editor of National Right to Life News and an author and editor of several books on abortion topics. This post originally appeared in at National Right to Life News Today —- an online column on pro-life issues.


Columbus, OhioNRL Political Director Karen Cross summed up beautifully the importance of Ohio’s “Issue 1” in four sentences:

Voting Yes on Issue 1 is vitally important to stopping pro-abortion groups from enshrining unlimited abortion in the Ohio state constitution. … In 2023, pro-abortion groups have their eyes fixed on Ohio. They are trying to circumvent the legislative process and use a ballot initiative to add unlimited abortion as a “right” guaranteed by the Ohio state constitution. A pro-abortion win in Ohio could have ripple effects across the country.

Please read Karen’s thoughtful and insightful story.

I’d also like to crib from a piece written by National Review Online’s John McCormack: “Poll: Ohio’s ‘Issue 1’ a Dead Heat” which you read here.

Ohio voters head to the polls this coming Tuesday, August 8, to vote on “Issue 1”—whether to raise the threshold to change the state constitution via ballot initiative from the current simple-majority requirement to 60 percent of votes cast. …

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