Opponents Say Ohio ‘Failed Abortion’ Bill Impacts Pregnancies, Not Abortions

Dr. Erika Boothman, an OB/GYN in Columbus says the bill “addresses a non-existent problem.”

A bill involving resuscitation of infants after birth with an attachment targeting abortion providers is being criticized for the impact some say it would have on complicated but wanted pregnancies rather than on abortions. Ohio's Senate Bill 157, a bill labeled as a measure to track and prevent potential medical malpractice in what bill sponsors call “botched abortions,” had its second hearing in House Families, Aging & Human Services Committee on Thursday...

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