Ohio Right to Life’s Statement on Mason, Ohio Becoming the 41st Sanctuary City for the Unborn 

DATE: Tuesday, October 26, 2021   PHONE: 614-547-0099 ext. 304

COLUMBUS, Ohio– Late last night, the Mason City Council voted 4-3 to approve an ordinance which designates their city a Sanctuary City for the Unborn. Mason is the 41st community in the U.S. and the second in Ohio to declare itself a Sanctuary City for the Unborn. 

The following statement may be attributed to Mike Gonidakis, President of Ohio Right to Life: 

Ohio Right to Life applauds the Mason City Council for taking a bold step to protect the most vulnerable in their community. The city of Mason has always been a safe place for people to live and grow. With tonight’s vote, Mason’s smallest citizens, unborn babies, are now safe as well. Mason has taken a stand against the violence of abortion and for the protection of women and babies. The people of Mason have made their voices heard: We protect lifePro-Life Ohio will continue to work tirelessly to empower communities across our state to become safe havens for defenseless babies and women in crisis.  

Founded in 1967, Ohio Right to Life, with more than 40 chapters and local affiliates, 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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