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Cincinnati Right to Life

  December 23, 2016 (Cincinnati, OH): During the slate of legislative activity the past few weeks during lame duck session, the Ohio House and Senate added class 3 felony penalties to existing sanctions against assisted suicide in Ohio, signed into law by Governor Kasich. These human life protections were in

By Gail Finke A coalition of pro-life groups that includes both Cincinnati and Cleveland Right to LIfe are supporting an effort to override Governor Kasich’s veto of the “Heartbeat Bill.” The bill would outlaw most abortions in Ohio by limiting killing an unborn baby to the time before his or

By Gail Deibler Finke A second law restricting abortion in Ohio is on Gov. John Kasich’s desk today. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Act would ban abortions after 20 weeks. Like the so-called “Heartbeat Bill,” which reached the governor Wednesday (See our story Here)  this legislation passed one state house in the

By Gail Finke Ohio’s so-called Heartbeat Bill, which would ban abortion after a baby’s heartbeat can be detected, was passed by both state Houses on Tuesday and is now on Gov. John Kasich’s desk. Crafted with the help of many Catholic attorneys and pro-life advocates, including the late Dr. Jack

By Walt Schaefer The unborn have lost a dear friend, a protector, and a champion. Dr. John C. “Jack” Willke, perhaps the most visible and outspoken advocate for the life of the unborn, died Feb. 20 — two months short of his 90th birthday.  Dr. Willke was preceded in death

By Kate Tucci Press Release For the first time in its history the Cincinnati Right to Life 5K Run/Walk will be held on the east side of Cincinnati and will be hosted by Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish. 

Barbara Willke is pictured with her husband Dr. John Willke in September 1995. Barbara Willke died Sunday night at the age of 90. (CT PHOTO)
Staff Report Cincinnati Right to Life reported on its website Monday that Barbara Willke, co-founder along with her husband Dr. John Willke and former chairman of the organization for 28 years, died at the age of 90 Sunday night. The report said Willke died peacefully at Good Samaritan Hospital in