Weeping for the children: 'Voters in Ohio backed a measure protecting abortion rights. Here's how Republicans helped'
Story by Robert Voon - Published Nov. 7, 2023
The scope of the victory for the Yes side suggests that a significant number of Republicans voted in favor of Issue 1.WASHINGTON (AP) — A proposal to enshrine abortion rights in Ohio’s Constitution was approved in a statewide election Tuesday, with a significant number of Republicans joining with Democrats to ensure the measure’s passage.
The Associated Press has called the race, with votes cast in favor of proposal winning with about 56% of the vote, compared with about 44% for votes cast in opposition — a lead of approximately 232,000 votes as of the latest tally.