Controversy Over Whether Order Stopping Elective Surgery Applies To Abortion Clinics
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is ordering abortion clinics to stop all non-essential procedures. Those facilities are fighting back, saying their services are essential.
Predictably, Ohio Right to Life praised that move.
When asked whether abortion clinics are affected under his order issued a few days ago to stop non-essential surgeries, Gov Mike DeWine responded this way:
“I would refer people to look at that order. I’m going to let it go at that," DeWine says.
DeWine’s ordersaid hospitals can continue to perform surgeries that preserve life and limb, relieve deterioration of a patient’s health or prevent severe symptoms.
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