From the daily archives: Monday, June 17, 2013

Teen pregnancy in Ohio has seen a dramatic decline since 2006, as well as a drop in the abortion rate. Ridiculously, Ohio Medical Board member (and anti-abortion activist) Mike Gonidakis is crediting the War on Women for the decline in abortion even though the abortion rate fell faster under Strickland than under Kasich’s first year… which is the most recent data we have.

Gonidakis was probably thinking of the drop in teen pregnancy, though we yet don’t have any Kasich-era statistics for that. What we see is huge decreases in 2000 and 2001, then a plateau followed […]

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