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Rejection of Issue 1 puts focus on November abortion vote

Season 2023 Episode 31 | 26m 46s

Ohio voters rejected Issue 1, the constitutional amendment that would have made it harder for citizens to propose and approve amendments to the state's constitution. It wasn't close: 57% no, 43% yes. The defeat puts all the focus on the November abortion amendment proposal. Ohio is the only state this year voting on abortion rights, so we can expect this battle to be acrimonious and expensive.

Aired: 08/10/23
Extras
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Prayer vigils are being held and mental health support services are being mobilized to help.
The verdict makes Trump the first former American president to be convicted of a felony.
A law banning gender-affirming health care for trans youth is still blocked.
Euclid police officer’s death leads to grief and concerns about current climate for law enforcement.
The president of the university has offered an apology and promised a full investigation.
Protests in Ohio have led to discussions about how campuses handled the student demonstrations.
FirstEnergy made dark money contributions to top Ohio politicians not implicated in the HB 6 scheme.
HB 68 bans gender affirming care and prohibits transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams.
Norfolk Southern has agreed in principle to pay $600 million in a class action lawsuit.
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City officials have made assurances that tech experts are on the case after cyber attack.
Prayer vigils are being held and mental health support services are being mobilized to help.
The verdict makes Trump the first former American president to be convicted of a felony.
A law banning gender-affirming health care for trans youth is still blocked.
Euclid police officer’s death leads to grief and concerns about current climate for law enforcement.
The president of the university has offered an apology and promised a full investigation.
Protests in Ohio have led to discussions about how campuses handled the student demonstrations.
FirstEnergy made dark money contributions to top Ohio politicians not implicated in the HB 6 scheme.
HB 68 bans gender affirming care and prohibits transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams.
Norfolk Southern has agreed in principle to pay $600 million in a class action lawsuit.