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A new abortion ban bill created in conjunction with a Virginia-based anti-abortion group has been introduced in Ohio that mimics a Texas law currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, but goes further by proposing to ban all abortions. Read Full Story
Tue, Nov 2, 2021
A new bill introduced by Ohio State Rep. Jena Powell aims to reduce the number of abortions in the United States from 2,363 each day to zero. The 2363 Act would ban abortion in Ohio, except in the rare situation where a mother's life is at grave risk (see more here on why abortion is never truly medically necessary). Like the Heartbeat Act in Texas, citizens would be able to sue an abortionist for violating the law by committing an abortion, while the bill would exempt women undergoing abortions from legal repercussions. Read Full Story
Tue, Nov 2, 2021
Ohio Republican lawmakers want to replicate the abortion ban passed in Texas and facing a challenge in the U.S. Supreme Court. Read Full Story
Tue, Nov 2, 2021
Pro-life lawmakers in Ohio hope to save thousands of unborn babies' lives through new state legislation modeled on the Texas heartbeat law. Read Full Story
Tue, Nov 2, 2021
COLUMBUS - What once appeared to be a sure-thing issue for Statehouse Republicans has ground to a complete halt. Read Full Story
Wed, Oct 13, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKEF) - House Bill 395 is headed for the Ohio House for a vote after a unanimous vote from the House Transportation and Public Safety Committee. The bill will rename a section of I-75 to the MCEI Kimra Skelton Memorial Highway. Read Full Story
Tue, Oct 12, 2021
GREENVILLE - The Darke County Chamber of Commerce held a State of the State 2021 conference Friday. State Senator, Steve Huffman; State Representative, Jena Powell; and State Auditor, Keith Faber were all present. Read Full Story
Mon, Oct 11, 2021
Two Republican legislators and a conservative Christian group announced legislation Wednesday to let any Ohio parent of a school-aged child move more than $6,000 a year in state public-school funding for their choice of education: private school, charter school or homeschooling. Read Full Story
Thu, Oct 7, 2021
ARCANUM - Recently, the Village of Arcanum became a 'Purple Heart Village' and placed on the National Purple Heart Trail, the first municipality in Darke County to hold this prestigious honor. Read Full Story
Tue, Oct 5, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday delayed a vote on a bill supported by its Republican leaders that would allow businesses to mandate coronavirus vaccines, yet would also allow broad exemptions for employees to avoid getting shots. Read Full Story
Thu, Sep 30, 2021