Ohioans Vote To Enshrine Abortion Rights In State Constitution

Ohioans on Tuesday approved adding an amendment to the Ohio Constitution to protect reproductive and abortion rights.

The amendment, on the ballot as Issue 1, states that “every individual has a right to make and carry out one’s own reproductive decisions, including but not limited to decisions on contraception, fertility treatment, continuing one’s own pregnancy, miscarriage care, and abortion.”

The Associated Press had seen enough and called the results at around 9 p.m. with 57 percent of voters in support and 42 percent against.

Click here for more results on Issue 1 and Issue 2.

Click here for Hancock County results, and here for Putnam County results.