BREAKING NEWS: Ohio Senate Passes Heartbeat Bill 18-13-1
The Ohio Senate passed the Heartbeat Bill (HB 258) last night by an 18-13-1 margin. Sponsored by Rep. Christina Hagan and Rep. Ron Hood, this life-saving bill would prohibit abortion once a heartbeat is detected in an unborn child.
Because the bill was amended in the Senate, it must go back to the House of Representatives for a “concurrence vote” before heading to Governor Kasich’s desk. We are hopeful this will happen today.
Here is the vote break down:
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Bob D. Hackett
Michael J. Skindell
Charleta B. Tavares
Sandra R. Williams