Ohio Right to Life Responds to Kasich’s Support of Joe Biden

DATE: Wednesday, August 12, 2020     PHONE: 614-547-0099 ext. 304


COLUMBUS, Ohio– Today, Ohio Right to Life called on former Ohio Governor John Kasich to rescind his support of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

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

“While Governor of Ohio, John Kasich’s strong pro-life convictions enabled him to stand against the violence of abortion and work alongside Ohio Right to Life to strengthen protections for Ohio’s most vulnerable. As a man of faith, Kasich claims his policy was informed by what countless people of faith hold dear: that every human life is precious and that abortion is morally unacceptable. It is for this reason that Kasich’s support of Joe Biden is so deeply troubling.”

“Throughout his candidacy, Joe Biden has made his wholehearted endorsement of abortion abundantly clear. Supporting a candidate who believes abortion should be legal up to the point of birth flies in the face of faith and even human decency. You cannot faithfully stand for life and back Joe Biden. We call on John Kasich to rescind his support.”

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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