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After Setback, Anti-abortion Forces Struggle Before Key Ohio Vote

Issue 1 proponents say the anti-abortion groups are deliberately underplaying the six-week ban's reality

Students hoping to get others to vote "no" on an upcoming Ohio amendment to ensure abortion rights took the soft approach at a recent event at the University of Cincinnati.

The signs in their booth were alarmist — "Late-term Abortion is on the Ballot" — but the young "Students for Life" advocates opted for a moderate appeal as they stopped students hurrying back and forth to class.

"We're not voting necessarily today on whether you’re pro-life or pro-choice," said Kristin Drummond, 19, a medical science major from Kentucky, to one freshman who said she favored abortion rights. "This is about whether or not this amendment is something we should have, because it’s very extreme."

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