Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor John Kasich (R) is anti-choice.
- The Ohio House is anti-choice.
- The Ohio Senate is anti-choice.
Ohio bans a safe abortion procedure.
Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay
Ohio law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
Counseling Ban/Gag Rule
Ohio prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Ohio has a "Choose Life" license-plate program, funds CPCs directly, and refers women to CPCs.
Insurance Prohibition for Abortion
Ohio restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
Other Anti-Choice Law
Ohio has an unconstitutional and unenforceable law that restricts access to mifepristone.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
Ohio allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Ohio restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
Ohio law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
Ohio subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning
Ohio provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
Ohio restricts post-viability abortion.