abortion

The House Public Policy Committee is set to vote on the latest abortion bill next week. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Proposed legislation seeks to ban a second trimester abortion procedure under most circumstances.

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill wants the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on a lawsuit over a state abortion law. (Wikipedia Commons)
Brandon Smith

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill wants the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on a lawsuit over a state abortion law.

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Brandon Smith

A three-person panel will likely decide Wednesday if a South Bend abortion clinic should be given a license by the state.

Bosma Still Not Sold On Total Abortion Ban

Nov 25, 2018
House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) says he’s still not sure the current U.S. Supreme Court would upend abortion rights. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Some anti-abortion advocates see new hope for a total ban on abortions in Indiana after recent changes at the U.S. Supreme Court.

But House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) still isn’t sold on advancing such a ban.

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The Indiana Department of Health is reviewing a order from a judge that recommends a proposed abortion clinic in South Bend be licensed.

 

A South Bend abortion clinic’s bid to secure a license from the state may turn on its connection to other abortion clinics around the country. (Whole Woman's Health Alliance)
Lauren Chapman

A South Bend abortion clinic’s bid to secure a license from the state may turn on its connection to other abortion clinics around the country.

Susan B. Anthony List Indiana chair Sue Swayze Liebel leads a demonstration outside the Indianapolis office of Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.). (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Anti-abortion groups want to put pressure on U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) to vote for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. 

There’s a door-to-door campaign effort in Indiana by national anti-abortion group the Susan B. Anthony List. The group’s state chair Sue Swayze Liebel says the message is simple: Indiana is an anti-abortion state.

ACLU of Indiana Legal Director Ken Falk and Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky President and CEO Christie Gillespie discuss their latest court victory. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Indiana’s Planned Parenthood and ACLU leaders celebrated their latest victory in court Thursday. And ACLU of Indiana Legal Director Ken Falk says such occasions have become “routine.”

Hoosiers protest the 2016 anti-abortion law at the Statehouse shortly after it took effect. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

A federal appeals court says an Indiana law that requires women to have an ultrasound at least 18 hours before an abortion is unconstitutional.

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. (Wikipedia Commons)
Brandon Smith

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has many eyes turning to Indiana –  incumbent Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) is a key vote in the Senate.

Donnelly’s statement says only that he’ll carefully review Kavanaugh’s record and qualifications. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) is more direct – he praises Kavanaugh as an “originalist.”

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