Mike DeWine is the Most Anti-Choice Governor in the Country and He Can’t Wait to Sign This Bill into Law
July 12, 2022
Columbus, OH — Late yesterday, Republican politicians released their latest attack on Ohio women as they introduced legislation that represents a total ban on abortion, likely including IVF. And make no mistake: Mike DeWine will sign this bill into law if he’s reelected in November.
DeWine has promised to “go as far as we can” to restrict abortion rights in Ohio and has already said he will sign the six-week abortion ban into law once it’s passed by the legislature, a bill which includes no exemptions for rape or incest. Republicans are already rolling out the playbook outlined by Rep. Jean Schmidt earlier this month, indicating bans on birth control may be next.
“Mike DeWine is the most anti-choice governor in the country, and if he’s reelected it’s all but assured he will sign this extreme bill into law. He’s promised to ‘go as far as we can’ to restrict reproductive rights and should he win in November, he’s sure to keep that promise. This bill is a good reminder of what’s at stake this election and just how far Republicans will go to punish women, from ripping away abortion rights to banning IVF and coming for birth control in our state. Nothing is off the table for these radical Republicans,” said Matt Keyes, spokesperson for the Ohio Democratic Party.