Republicans in Ohio have said openly that their efforts to make ballot amendments harder to pass are aimed at blocking abortion rights. It will not include the word “abortion,” which abortion rights supporters say will make it hard to engage their voters. In other red and purple states — Michigan, Kentucky and Kansas — the vote for abortion rights was between 52 and 59 percent. The chief sponsor of the measure, State Representative Mike Henderson, did not respond to phone and email requests for comment. “This isn’t how democracy is supposed to work.”The post Losing Ballot Issues on Abortion, G.O.P.