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A bill in the Ohio General Assembly aims to end abortions when a fetus could have Down syndrome. The measure, supporters say, would protect against discrimination and eugenics. Opponents say the legislation is another attempt to chip away at abortion in Ohio and to would interfere with the doctor-patient relationship.A bill in the Ohio General Assembly aims to end abortions when a fetus could have Down syndrome. The measure, supporters say, would protect against discrimination and eugenics. Opponents say the legislation is another attempt to chip away at abortion in Ohio and to would interfere with the doctor-patient relationship.(Jackie Borchardt, cleveland.com)COLUMBUS, Ohio - Medical professionals who know a woman is seeking an abortion because the fetus could have Down syndrome would be charged with a felony if they ended the pregnancy, according to a new bill in the Ohio legislature.

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