From the daily archives: Thursday, October 29, 2015

Reporters heard first-hand Tuesday of one women’s emotional account of why she had to go to Chicago to terminate her pregnancy upon learning from medical professionals her baby would not live, and how Ohio abortion laws forced her to undertake the trip.

Batsheva Guy, who appeared today in Columbus through interactions with event organizers ProgressOhio and MajorityOhio through Facebook, said she and her husband were happy to be would-be first-time parents. But at 22 weeks gestation, doctors said to Guy that her baby would not live.

As a consequence of Ohio’s increasingly draconian abortion laws—passed by a Republican-dominated […]

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The heir to Ted Kennedy’s reputation as the “Liberal Lion” of the U.S. Senate stopped cutting bait Tuesday and started to fish.

Sherrod Brown, Ohio’s senior senator in Washington who ran and won in 2006 and again in 2012, endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president Tuesday.

In a statement, Sen Brown said, “As Ohio’s working families continue to recover from the worst economic recession in our country’s history, we need a president who’s committed to growing our economy by lifting up the middle class.  From opposing unfair trade deals to fighting for a fair financial system, Hillary Clinton has […]

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