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By Christine Rousselle Columbus, Ohio, Nov 7, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Ohio lawmakers have passed two pieces of new pro-life legislation while court battles challenging earlier pro-life laws continue. On Wednesday, the Ohio Senate passed Senate Bill 155 by a vote of 22-10. The bill would require doctors to

Columbus, Ohio, Oct 29, 2019 / 04:33 pm (CNA).- For the second time in three months, Ohio’s top court has refused to hear an appeal from the last abortion clinic in Montgomery County. On Tuesday, the Ohio Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Women’s Med Center in

By the time Jaymin was 12, he had lived in more places with more people than one can easily count – and all of them were drug users. The police finally caught up with his mother and her boyfriend, who were using heroin and neglecting their children, so Jaymin and his

Sarah was pregnant with her fourth child at age 26. A single mom with no support from the father, she reluctantly scheduled an appointment for an abortion. She was given two pills. She took the first pill while in tears, and was advised to take the second one 24 hours

By Noelle Collis-DeVito I sat there at Mass two pews behind a family who had a little boy with special needs. His parents struggled with him as he moved around the pew, played with the books and even occasionally spoke to them. During the homily he began to recite the

As a student at St. Rita School for the Deaf was receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation at his local parish. The parish invited a St. Rita employee who knew minimal American Sign Language (ASL) to attend so they could interpret the basics of the moment of the Sacrament, but there

The story below is Part II of two powerful personal interviews. On the other side of the courtroom, Bill Pelke stands with those who have lost loved ones to violent crime. Bill’s grandmother, Nana, was attacked by a group of teenage girls who skipped school one afternoon, looking for money

A sea of blue fills the levee during the Cross the Bridge for Life in Newport, Ky. Sunday, June 2, 2019. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Two weeks ago on June 2, a huge crowd lined the banks of the Ohio River in Newport to celebrate the annual Cross the Bridge for Life. Check out this marvelous video:

Update: (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that he has signed Senate Bill 23, the Human Rights and Heartbeat Protection Act, as passed by the Ohio Senate and Ohio House of Representatives. The bill will become effective 90 days after filing by the Secretary of State. UPDATE: Ohio Governor Mike