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The Beachcomber

Mifepristone blocks the hormones necessary for pregnancy. Image source: Lukáš Mižoch, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Medication-Induced Abortion

Madeleine Mehler, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed in December to hear another abortion case, this one focused on medication-induced abortion, which accounts for more than  50% of all abortions in the United States. Mifepristone...

Shortly after the November vote, the Ohio house speaker, Senate president and a group of four Republican state legislators spoke out against the amendment’s passing and promised legislative action.

Ohioans Passed the Reproductive Freedom Amendment

Shreya Chellu, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2024

Ohioans approved a constitutional amendment safeguarding access to abortion and other forms of reproductive healthcare on Nov. 7.  The amendment was written by the Ohio Physicians for Reproductive...

Beachwood students attended a Planned Parenthood protest at Willard Park in May.

How Will the Dobbs Ruling Affect Ohio Women?

Taia Menefee, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

The Supreme Court released a decision on June 24 to overturn the 1973 ruling Roe v. Wade in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Center.  This ruling came after Politico leaked a draft in early...

A large crowd rallied in Willard Park in Cleveland Saturday, May 14 in support of abortion rights.

Abortion is a Fundamental Right

Lana Lagman, Staff Writer May 20, 2022

According to a draft decision prepared by Justice Samuel Alito and leaked to Politico in early May, the Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that protects a woman’s...

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