Here’s How Ohio Women Legislators Are Working to Keep Abortion Clinics Open – Ms. Magazine

Post date:

Author:

Category:

Last weekend, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost ordered Ohio reproductive health clinics to cease providing abortions—claiming that abortion services are not “essential” medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When Ohio state House Representative Tavia Galonski—chair of the Ohio Women’s Democratic Legislative Caucus—first heard the news, she felt rage.

“It is not the job of the state to take away women’s agency,” Rep. Tavia Galonski—a long-time advocate for women’s rights—told Ms. Pictured: Galonksi in September 2019 co-sponsoring a bipartisan bill to shield crisis counselors from being forced to testify. (WSOU)

“Now is not the time to overturn the U.S. Constitution in the middle of a pandemic,” she said.

After his announcement, Attorney General Yost faced immediate pushback from abortion rights advocates and pro-choice state legislators….

Continue Reading Source

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

STAY CONNECTED

20,790FansLike
2,412FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

INSTAGRAM

7 Casual-Cool Outfits to Wear This Weekend

Copy and Graphics By: Madeline Galassi Feature Image By: Amy Jackson | Fashion Jackson Well, it’s officially happened here in Chicago—today we all innocently woke up, groggy...

Meet the Woman Behind Electric Car Innovation at GM

As someone who doesn’t own a car of any kind, an electric car feels like something that’s especially out of reach. Whenever I...

The Best Sales to Shop This Weekend

The Everygirl’s product selections are curated by the editorial team. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission,...