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Pro-Life Groups Warn of Late Abortions in Ohio Issue 1. Here’s What the Initiative Says

Viability usually occurs around the 24th week of pregnancy, but the proposal does not set a strict week-based limit, instead allowing viability to be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Legislation that would ban abortion upon the detection of a heartbeat, which occurs around six weeks of pregnancy, is currently under review by the Ohio Supreme Court.