Soon after Gov. John Kasich signed the state budget bill containing a handful of abortion regulations into law, pro-choice advocates across the country labeled the provisions among the nation’s strictest.
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What do you think?
We asked readers on our Facebook page what they think of Ohio’s new abortion legislation. join the conversation at www.facebook.com/daytondailynews.com. Here’s what some readers had to say:
Phillip C Reed: Those abortion regulations were snuck in late at night with no debate. Why? Because the Republican leadership was too cowardly to let the citizenry have a chance to comment.
Kraig Kirves: This is the common misconception. There is nothing in the bill that prevents women from having an abortion should they elect to. It just sets parameters for tax paid funds.
Julie Spinner: I’m good with a woman deciding what to do with their body as long as I’m not paying for it.
Jaynellen Dobberstein: Regardless of what you believe about a woman’s right to choose, inserting legislation into bills at the last minute which doesn’t allow for debate is sneaky and underhanded. If this type of legislating persists, the people of Ohio will be locked out of the democratic process.