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Courts matter

NARAL’s The Morning After is a production of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio.

This week, Kelley, Gabe, and Elaina talk about the recent decision by the Ohio Supreme Court to drop the appeal from Women’s Med Center. That case was one part in the clinic’s fight to stay open in the face of political attacks from Gov. Mike DeWine.

We also looked at the choice by Planned Parenthood to withdraw from federal Title X family planning funding because of an unacceptable gag rule from the Trump administration.


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Talking Stand up for Choice with Brooke Cartus

NARAL’s The Morning After is a production of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio.

This week, Kelley and Gabe talk with hilarious Columbus comedian Brooke Cartus!

Brooke was a part of this week’s Stand Up for Choice show, a comedy series that has raised funds for Ohio organizations working for reproductive freedom. Tuesday’s show raised $1,300 for ACLU Ohio, and brought the series total to over $15,000! The series was started by Pat Deering and Amber Falter, and this was Amber’s last show before she moves to Canada.

We’re so grateful for everything Amber has done for the pro-choice movement!

You can find comedy recordings from Brooke at http://brookecartus.com/


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Seven and a half million for liars

NARAL’s The Morning After is a production of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio.


This week, Kelley, Jaime, and Gabe put a wrap on the 2019 Ohio state operating budget. We were disgusted to see that Gov. DeWine did not use a line item veto to remove the $7,500,000 allocation for fake women’s health centers.

Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Sykes addressed the funds:

In separate crisis pregnancy center news, Rep. Jena Powell and Rep. Tim Ginter are proposing a 50% refundable tax credit for donations to fake women’s health centers.

Butler County Democrats objected to Rep. Candice Keller supporting the #KellerKickback bill, and she has since announced she will abstain because of her conflict of interest.

In other news, Kelley has been leading a great campaign to call on Premier Health to sign a transfer agreement with Women’s Med Center. Send an email to Premier Health to join to campaign!


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Talking with RRASC interns Ema Wagner & Lexi Dotson-Dufault

NARAL’s The Morning After is a production of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio.

This week, Kelley talks with two interns from the Reproductive Rights Activist Service CorpsEma Wagner & Lexi Dotson-Dufault. RRASC is a summer internship program from Civil Liberties and Public Policy that places undergraduate students at reproductive rights and social justice organizations around the country.

This episode also includes audio from Jaime Miracle’s testimony before the Ohio Senate Finance Committee to ask them to remove a $5,000,000 allocation in the 2019 state operating budget to fund fake women’s health centers (AKA crisis pregnancy centers, or CPCs).


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Talking post-abortion snacks with Michelle Love-Davis and Jordyn Close

NARAL’s The Morning After is a production of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio.

This week… oh, what have we done? We handed the podcast over to Kelley, who interviewed two of our most… boisterous… supporters. She is joined by Michelle Love-Davis, who co-founded Feminist Flag Corps and currently reps WomenHaveOptions.org; and Jordyn Close, who came from WeTestify.org and now organizes for URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity.

These are three fun women who aren’t afraid to get loud in support of abortion rights, even if it means getting in the face of anti-abortion protesters at events and at clinics all across the country.

Note from Gabe: Yes, Michelle, they did bring the Duggars — all of them — to the Ohio Statehouse to promote the “Heartbeat Bill” in 2013. I was in the room. OhioCapitalBlog has the video on his YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/qbk7RVjyxfU


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Talking with Pamela Merritt from ReproAction

NARAL’s The Morning After is a production of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio.

This week, Gabe talked to one his first friends in the reproductive rights movement: Pamela Merritt. Along with Erin Matson, Pamela is a co-founder at ReproAction — a national organization working to increase access to abortion and advance reproductive justice.

Pamela is based out of Missouri, which has just one remaining abortion clinic: Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region. The governor has been trying to close that clinic by refusing to renew their license. While Planned Parenthood’s legal team is fighting to keep the clinic open, ReproAction is busy lifting up the voices of people in that state who desperately need abortion care.

Find more info at https://reproaction.org/


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The DeWine abortion ban post-mortem

NARAL’s The Morning After is a production of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio.

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With Senate Bill 23 passed into law, Jaime, Gabe, and Kelley sat down to review what happened in the Statehouse over the past few weeks, and look ahead to how we’re continuing to fight.

As always, we’re grateful for our heroes like Rep. Janine Boyd:


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