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Proposed Abortion Ban at 20 Weeks

10 am

Anti-abortion advocates in Ohio are pushing for a state bill that would ban the procedure after 20 weeks' gestation, which is when they say a fetus can feel pain. A dozen other states have already adopted the 20-week ban, which both sides agree would be a direct threat to the  framework of Roe v. Wade. We'll talk about the proposal, and its likely legislative trajectory.


  • Catherine Candisky, reporter for the Columbus Dispatch
  • Katherine Franklin, director of communications at Ohio Right to Life
  • Kellie Copeland, executive director of NARAL Ohio