dilation and evacuation

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he won’t appeal a federal judge’s recent decision to temporarily halt the state’s latest anti-abortion law.

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. 

The ACLU was in court Monday to ask a judge to prevent Indiana’s latest anti-abortion law from going into effect – it would largely ban the most common form of second trimester abortions from being performed in Indiana.

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

A federal judge in Indianapolis will hear arguments Monday over the latest lawsuit challenging an Indiana anti-abortion law.

It’s the eighth such challenge over the last nine years.

Holcomb Defends Signing Latest Anti-Abortion Bill

Apr 29, 2019
Gov. Eric Holcomb surrounded by Republican legislative leaders and state agency officials. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Gov. Eric Holcomb is defending signing into law an anti-abortion measure that’s been struck down in other states.

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.

House Republicans quickly approve their preferred hate crimes language. Dramatic changes made to a major gaming bill. And the House unanimously passes a bill to improve school bus traffic safety.

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

Hate Crimes

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.

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.