Abortion Legislation in Ohio

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When does a person become a person? Abortion opponents who say personhood begins with the fertilization of a human egg are pushing to force a Novermber vote to amend the state constitution. Fertilized human eggs would get legal status. What effect would that have on abortion, contraception and in-vitro fertilization? And what are its chances of passage given that similar measures failed in Mississippi and Colorado? Join the discussion Monday at 9 on the Sound of Ideas.

Guests: 

Dr. James Johnston, Zanesville physician and Personhood amendment sponsor
Sandy Theis, Spokeswoman, Healthy Families Ohio
Jo Ingles, Reporter, Statehouse News Bureau
Megan Verlee, Reporter, Colorado Public Radio

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