The Legislative Committee of RTLACO tracks the Ohio Legislature to stay aware of any or all pro-life related activity in Columbus. The Legislative Committee analyzes bills and resolutions that are introduced, discusses legislation with bill sponsors and opponents, and ultimately takes a position on the Legislation.
The Legislative Committee presents recommendations to the RTLACO Board who ultimately vote on whether RTLACO will support or oppose legislation that is active in the Ohio General Assembly. Information about all of the legislation we are tracking and our RTLACO position on that legislation is provided below. We may create a Voter Voice campaign on some or all of these bills and ask you, as pro-life advocates, to send emails to your Senator or Representative in support or opposition to them.
Below, you will find a LIST of all the legislation that we are tracking with our official RTLACO position and a document that explains why we have taken that position on that bill.
In The News
South Carolina House Passes Abortion Ban with Rape Exception. Babies Conceived in Rape Less Human? By a vote of 67- 35, the South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill that purports to ban abortion. On Wednesday, the House voted down a more principled abortion ban that would have also protected the right to life
At the end of 2020, the Ohio Legislature passed two pro-life pieces of legislation that were ultimately signed into Law by Governor Dewine. Senate Bill 27, the bill to ensure the Humane and proper Disposition of the Remains of an Unborn Baby killed by abortion, SB27 was the culmination of 2+ years of work by
On Wednesday, Dec 22nd, Governor DeWine signed into law Senate Bill 157. This new law now requires medical care for babies that survive abortions. Essentially it prevents infanticide in statewide abortion facilities. Failure to do so, could result in felony charges for the abortionist/doctor. The law also requires the reporting of these born alive cases