Gloria Steinem weighs in to save hometown abortion provider
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gloria Steinem weighed in Monday to try to save the last abortion clinic in her Ohio hometown.
The 83-year-old feminist leader, who was born in and grew up in Toledo, issued a statement urging one of the city's private hospitals to sign the patient-transfer agreement with Capital Care of Toledo that the clinic needs to remain open.
"We must not allow a political regulatory scheme to close Toledo's remaining abortion clinic," Steinem said. "Its absence would not diminish the number of abortions but would increase the injury and death of women in my home... read more
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