From rage to relief, the fall of Roe v. Wade has sparked a range of emotions about abortion and reproductive choice in Ohio. .
Panelists will discuss these issues 6:30 p.m. today, July 5 during “The Dispatch presents Columbus Conversations: What is the future of abortion in Ohio?"
The video will remain available for viewing on those platforms following the event.
Who is on the panel?
Panelists for "The Dispatch presents Columbus Conversations: What is the future of abortion in Ohio?" will be:
Dr. Alison Norris, co-principal investigator of Ohio Policy Evaluation Network (OPEN) and an associate professor in the Ohio State University College of Public Health
Kellie Copeland, executive director of Pro-Choice Ohio
Desiree Tims, president and CEO of Innovation Ohio
Mike Gonidakis, president of Ohio Right to Life
Allison Russo, Ohio House minority leader (D-Upper Arlington)
Jessie Balmert, USA TODAY Ohio Bureau reporter
Cindi Boston, vice president of Heartbeat International
The Columbus Conversation series is an extend of the Dispatch's Opinion section. It features discussion on topic important to residents of Columbus, central Ohio and the rest of the state.
"Life in Ohio post-Roe continues to take shape," Opinion and Community Engagement Editor Amelia Robinson says. "Many critical questions remain. We will seek answers to them."
Just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the decision, an Ohio law banning almost all abortions after six weeks went into effect.
Abortion providers filed a lawsuit this week in the Ohio Supreme Court seeking to restore access to abortions in the state.
Do you have questions for panelists?
Email your questions to Amelia Robinson at Arobinson@Dispatch.com.
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