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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Pro-Life? Support women who are struggling to survive

Jamie Brian, Opinion writer May 9, 2022

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, it will strand American women in a situation with no exit ramp. Without access to abortion, they will be forced to carry unwanted pregnancies to term. If Justice Alito’s...

Ohio is one of the 26 states where abortion is threatened based on the Supreme Court’s decision.

Abortion rights for Ohioans depend on Supreme Court ruling on Roe V. Wade

Madeleine Majikas, Reporter May 7, 2022

With summer just around the corner, Ohioans are waiting on the Supreme Court to decide if Roe v. Wade should be overturned. Set to be debated in June, the decision poses a threat to the accessibility of...

The  Students for a Democratic Society led a protest and march for justice for pro-choice rights on Thursday, May 5.

More than 200 students march for abortion rights amid possible overturn of Roe v. Wade

Joyleah Odom and Alton Northup, Reporters May 6, 2022

More than 200 students marched across campus Thursday advocating for abortion rights in response to a leaked draft opinion that signaled the Supreme Court may be preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade, the...

The Planned Parenthood of Ohio Kent branch located at 138 East Main Street. 

Texas abortion legislation may affect the future of Ohio policies

Annie Zwisler Managing Editor October 6, 2021

Republican officials in many states are pushing for stricter abortion laws after Texas passed one of the most controversial and restrictive abortion laws in the country. The Texas law, known as Senate...

Participants in Clevelands Womens March cross over the Hope Memorial Bridge on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021.

Women’s March in Cleveland draws hundreds

Alton Northup Reporter Kennedy Gotham TV2 Reporter October 6, 2021

More than a thousand people gathered in Cleveland Saturday afternoon for the first Women’s March in Cleveland since the inauguration of President Joe Biden. The event, which joined more than 600 planned...

OPINION: The Overton Window — which way is it sliding?

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

Ross McDonnell is a junior journalism major at Kent State and is just starting his second semester of writing for The Kent Stater and While his eventual career goal one day is to become...

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What Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation means to students and faculty

Bella Hagey Reporter November 5, 2020

With Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Oct. 27, many fear losing access to abortion and birth control and seeing the legality of gay marriage overturned.Prominent Supreme Court...

The future of Roe v. Wade

Sierra Campbell September 12, 2018

Two hundred thirty abortions for women in Portage County were published by the Ohio Department of Health in September 2017.Of the 230, 158 were women 18-29 years old and eight were adolescents 17 years...

Bobbie Szabo

Providing access for all

Bobbie Szabo September 11, 2016

Abortion is a legal right in the United States. Women have legally been allowed to choose to have an abortion since 1973, when the Supreme Court decision Roe vs Wade declared that bans on abortions violated...

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