Ohio’s New Governor Promises to Sign Heartbeat Bill

Ohio’s former Governor John Kasich claimed to be a Republican and even tried to mount a campaign for the White House in 2018 as a Republican.

Living just south of Cincinnati, we get mostly Ohio news and over the past few years, Kasich acted more like a liberal Democrat than a Republican.

A number of Republicans I know that live in Ohio were more than pleased to see that Kasich did not run for re-election, opening the way for Mike DeWine to become the Buckeye State’s new governor.

The state legislature had passed a strict heartbeat bill during the reign of Kasich, and keeping his word, Kasich vetoes the bill.

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New Gov. DeWine has promised to sign the heartbeat bill if passed by the legislature.

Fox News – Ohio’s new governor says he’ll sign ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill that Kasich vetoed – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday that he will “absolutely” sign a controversial “heartbeat bill” that former Gov. John Kasich vetoed last month. The proposal would make abortions illegal once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

DeWine, a Republican who took office last week after his election victory in November, told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on his show that he recognizes the challenges the bill will face from groups such as Planned Parenthood once it is signed into law.

“But ultimately, this will work its way up to the United States Supreme Court,” DeWine told Hewitt. “And they’ll make that decision.”

The first detectable heartbeat of a fetus can come as early as six weeks into a pregnancy — or before most women know they are pregnant. If passed, the “heartbeat bill” would become the most restrictive abortion regulation in the nation, Toledo’s WTVG-TV reported…

Prior to winning the governor’s seat, DeWine was a firebrand State Attorney General.

DeWine showed no fear of going against or after anyone, proving that he was a stickler for upholding the Constitution of the US and Ohio as well as federal and state law.

With DeWine at the helm, a number of pieces of good legislation that Kasich opposed, will be passed and signed into law.

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