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YWCA Columbus Condemns Veto Override of House Bill 68

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Today, the Ohio Senate voted to override Governor DeWine’s veto of House Bill 68, which will now become law in 90 days. This discriminatory bill is another example of state-sponsored bullying of trans and gender-nonconforming youth in Ohio and another demonstration of the state weaponizing control over bodily autonomy. An overwhelming number of trans individuals,… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus Condemns Veto Override of House Bill 68

YWCA Columbus Statement on Issue 1

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Ohioans said YES to reproductive freedom! With the passage of Issue 1, reproductive rights and access to abortion are enshrined in the Ohio constitution. YWCA Columbus congratulates and thanks Ohioans United for Reproductive Rights and the broad and diverse coalition of organizations and grassroots activists who came together to educate and galvanize voters across the state. We are also grateful to the dozens of YWCA… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus Statement on Issue 1