Governor John Kasich and the rest of the Ohio Tea Party Republicans want women to die if they need surgery or other medical treatment after terminating a pregnancy. This week, Ohio became the latest state to take away women’s rights, declaring them second class citizens. In Ohio, you are now pregnant before a fertilized egg implants in the uterus. You will be forced to submit to and pay for medically unnecessary ultrasounds. You will be lied to by taxpayer-funded religious organizations, who will still receive their funding ahead of Planned Parenthood. An abortion provider will be required by law to attempt to find a fetal heartbeat and inform you if there is one. You may be a criminal if you use an IUD in the state of Ohio.
Abortion clinics are no longer allowed to transfer patients to any public hospital. That’s right, Ohio Tea Party Republicans want women to die at an abortion clinic if they go to one and something goes wrong.
Let that sink in for a while.