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A federal judge late Friday upheld several of Indiana’s abortion regulations on some grounds – while the ultimate fate of the state's restrictions is still undecided.

Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, an abortion provider with a clinic in South Bend, sued the state in 2018, trying to eliminate almost all of Indiana’s abortion laws. The provider used a three-pronged attack: it argued the statutes violate the 14th Amendment's Due Process, the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection Clause and the First Amendment.

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The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could have huge implications for the future of reproductive rights and access to abortion.

Indiana's candidates for governor each weighed in on the controversial issue this week.

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The court battle over an Indiana law that requires women to get an ultrasound at least 18 hours before an abortion is over.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky and the state agreed to end the lawsuit.

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Planned Parenthood says it will continue providing abortion services in Indiana under Gov. Eric Holcomb’s executive order banning elective surgical procedures.

Health care facilities that perform abortions will now have procedures to follow for burying and cremating fetal remains based on legislation headed to the governor’s desk.

Attorney General Curtis Hill is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of a 2017 anti-abortion law.

Hoosiers are split down the middle on abortion in the annual Ball State Hoosier Survey. And a vast majority support some gun regulations.

Fetal Remains in Klopfer Case Moved to Indiana

Oct 3, 2019

 

The fetal remains found in a late abortion provider’s Illinois garage have been moved to St. Joseph County, Indiana. 

After doctor Ulrich Klopfer died in early September more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains were found stored in his garage. 

 

No additional fetal remains have been found after a search of two St. Joseph County properties.

Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies are searching the two properties in St. Joseph County in the Ulrich Klopfer investigation. The doctor performed abortions in Indiana before his license was suspended in 2016.

State legislators want the attorney general to investigate a former Indiana doctor after thousands of preserved fetal remains were discovered on his property in Illinois.

Planned Parenthood Clinic Opens In Fort Wayne, Again

Sep 7, 2019

The Fort Wayne Health Center operated by Planned Parenthood of Kentucky and Indiana INC. officially opened September 3, just over a year after it closed due to protests.

A primary provision of Indiana’s 2017 anti-abortion law will remain blocked from taking effect after a federal appeals court’s decision Tuesday.

South Bend Abortion Clinic Wins Latest Fight In Court

Aug 23, 2019

A recently-opened South Bend clinic that performs abortions gets to stay open after a federal appeals court ruling issued Thursday.

Abortion Stories: Woman Counsels Others On Regret

Jul 24, 2019

Nicole Dempsey remembers crying in a pew at church, watching a video of a woman with long dark hair and deep brown eyes. The woman was talking about her abortion, and how a local organization called Heartbeats helped her heal.

"And I thought, 'Wow, that’s what’s been missing in my life for 24 years,'" Dempsey says.

Federal Judge Blocks 2019 Indiana Anti-Abortion Law

Jun 28, 2019

Another Indiana anti-abortion law has been – at least temporarily – halted by a federal judge. 

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