Let’s do everything we can to let the voters decide in 2023!
Ohioans are facing a medical crisis and delaying even one day longer than is necessary is unconscionable.
2023 provides an opportunity to capitalize on the enthusiasm and activism generated by Dobbs and keep the momentum going.
2023 presents a clear field for the amendment, with less competition for attention, resources, and volunteers.
The cost of conducting a campaign in 2023 will be significantly less expensive than in 2024.
In 2024, there will be multiple ballot initiatives in multiple states which will make it difficult and more expensive to retain professional signature gathering firms.
There is no evidence to support the contention that higher turnout benefits progressive issues in Ohio.
In other states where abortion has been on the ballot, there has been a surge vote in support of the measure.
The Supreme Court may soon dissolve the Common Pleas Court injunction that has blocked enforcement of the “heartbeat” bill and rule that there is no constitutional right to abortion in the state.
The Republican threat to change the rules governing ballot issues has not disappeared; in fact they are working to add additional restrictions and requirements to the legislation.
A review of numerous ballot issues in the last 14 years in Ohio demonstrates that there is sufficient time to gather the necessary signatures to qualify for the ballot.