6th Circuit: Ohio Law At Heart Of ACA Abortion Ad Complaint Unconstitutional
(February 25, 2016, 3:19 PM EST) -- CINCINNATI — Ohio election law unconstitutionally restricts speech, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed Feb. 24 in a case involving advocacy groups’ advertisements claiming that a politician supported federally funded abortions by voting for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Susan B. Anthony List; Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending & Taxes v. Steven Driehaus; Ohio Elections Commission, et al., No. 14-4008, 6th Cir.).
(Opinion available. Document #93-160330-001Z.)
First-term U.S. Rep. Steven Driehaus, an anti-abortion Democrat, was an outspoken advocate that the ACA...