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Misinformation is Flowing Ahead of Ohio Abortion Vote

Some is coming from a legislative website

The inflammatory language targeting a reproductive rights measure on Ohio's fall ballot is the type of messaging that is common in the closing weeks of a highly contested initiative campaign — warning of "abortion on demand" or "dismemberment of fully conscious children" if voters approve it.

Only the messaging isn't just coming from the anti-abortion groups that oppose the constitutional amendment. It's being promoted on the official government website of the Republican-controlled Ohio Senate.

And because the source is a government website, the messaging is being prioritized in online searches for information about Issue 1, the question going before Ohio voters Nov. 7 to enshrine abortion access in the state Constitution.

Please select this link to read the complete article from The Associated Press.

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