Ohio congressman says Republicans will ‘go after’ birth control and gay rights next

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The Democratic congressman running in one of the most significant races of the 2022 election cycle has warned Republicans will “go after” birth control and gay rights next.

Tim Ryan, a centrist from Ohio running to replace retiring Republican Sen Rob Portman, was speaking after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade on Friday (24 June).

“They want to go after birth control next, they want to go after same-sex marriage next... this is insanity and it has to stop,” Mr Ryan said.

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