abortion

The Birch Bayh federal courthouse in downtown Indianapolis. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

A proposed South Bend clinic that performs abortions has the go-ahead to finally open after a federal judge ordered the state to clear a path.

People rally outside the Statehouse in 2016 over an Indiana anti-abortion law. (FILE PHOTO: Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate say the U.S. Supreme Court doesn’t appear any closer to overturning Roe v. Wade after its decision in an Indiana case Tuesday.

The Supreme Court delivered both a win and a loss to Indiana anti-abortion activists Monday with decisions on a 2016 lawsuit.

Hundreds Rally For Abortion Rights At Statehouse

May 21, 2019
RaeVen Ridgell speaks to a crowd outside the Statehouse at an abortion rights rally. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Hundreds rallied at the Statehouse Tuesday as part of a coordinated effort to protest anti-abortion laws nationwide.

Hill, Curry Again Clash Over Abortion Lawsuit

May 16, 2019

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill and Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry are again clashing over a state abortion lawsuit.

ACLU Sues Indiana Over Latest Anti-Abortion Law

Apr 25, 2019
ACLU of Indiana leadership discusses their latest abortion lawsuit against the state. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

The ACLU of Indiana followed through Thursday on its threat to sue the state over the latest anti-abortion law.

The suit comes one day after Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the legislation into law.

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed hate crimes legislation into law. Two anti-abortion bills are headed to the governor’s desk. And the Senate approved a measure allowing pregnant minors to make their own health care decisions.

Here’s what you might have missed this week at the Statehouse.

Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) (FILE PHOTO: Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

A bill allowing pharmacists to refuse to dispense abortion-inducing drugs is one step away from becoming law.

Senate lawmakers sent the measure to the governor amid heated debate.

The Senate Judiciary Committee takes testimony on a bill to largely ban a second trimester procedure. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

A Senate panel approved legislation Wednesday along party lines that largely bans dilation and evacuation abortions, second trimester procedures also known as D&Es.

Indiana University sued the state over a 2016 anti-abortion law bars anyone from acquiring, receiving, selling, or transferring aborted fetal tissue. (WFIU/WTIU)
Brandon Smith

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that parts of an Indiana anti-abortion law are not too vague to be constitutional, reversing a lower court decision.

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