Attorney General Mike DeWine Leads Nation to Protect Pain-Capable Babies

Pro-Life Attorney General Files Briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Today, Attorney General Mike DeWine filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court to defend Arizona’s pain-capable abortion ban in the case of Horne v. Isaacson. Fifteen other states have agreed to join Attorney General DeWine with the pain-capable brief. This comes one week after Attorney General DeWine filed an amicus brief against the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate which requires employers to provide insurance coverage for what many believe to be abortion-inducing drugs. 
“Attorney General DeWine’s actions prove that he is a quintessential pro-life leader, not just in Ohio but nationally,” said Mike Gonidakis, President of Ohio Right to Life. “Not only is he defending pain-capable babies from the violence of abortion, but he is also defending the conscience rights of the pro-life community–and he is doing so on a national scale.” 
“Without dedicated and compassionate pro-life advocacy, our judicial system would be littered with pro-abortion court decisions, as evidenced by the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade,” continued Gonidakis. “We ask that all pro-life Ohioans, Republicans and Democrats alike, join us in thanking the Attorney General for his advocacy.”
To read Horne v. Isaacson brief, click here. 
To read the Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. Et Al v. Kathleen Sebeliusbrief, click here


Ohio Right to Life and our statewide membership sincerely thank Attorney General DeWine for his defense of the unborn, as well as for his protection of the conscience rights of pro-life citizens everywhere.

Founded in 1967, Ohio Right to Life, with more than 45 local chapters, is Ohio’s oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement in Ohio, ORTL works through legislation and education to promote and defend innocent human life from conception to natural death.  


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