Tag: Ohio constitution

  • Ohio will be the fourth state to vote on a state constitutional right to abortion

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    In Ohio, voters will decide on Issue 1 on Nov. 7, 2023. Issue 1 would establish a state constitutional right to “make and carry out one’s own reproductive decisions,” including abortion, contraception, and other reproductive matters. Issue 1 would allow the state to restrict abortion after fetal viability, except when “necessary to protect the pregnant…

  • Constitutional amendment to provide state right to abortion will be on Nov. 2023 ballot in Ohio

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    Ohio voters will decide on a citizen-initiated constitutional amendment related to reproductive decisions, including abortion, in Nov. 2023. This is the first and only statewide abortion measure certified for the ballot in 2023. Two more are currently set for 2024. On July 25, 2023, Secretary of State Frank LaRose (R) announced that of the 710,131…

  • Ohio Issue 1 is the 270th proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution since the 1912 constitutional convention

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    On Aug. 8, voters in Ohio will decide Issue 1, the 270th proposed amendment to the state’s constitution since the 1912 constitutional convention. Voters approved 161 (59.85%) and rejected 108 (40.15%) of the proposed constitutional amendments from 1912 to 2022.  Want to learn more about Ohio Issue 1? Check out Ballotpedia’s page on the constitutional…