The Indiana legislature recently became the first in the country to pass an abortion ban since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, making history by pushing back our state. SB 1 effectively eliminates access to abortion statewide for more than 1.3 million women and people of reproductive age in Indiana. The law prohibits abortion in Indiana, with some limited exceptions.
Indiana law, signed by Republican Governor Eric Holcomb in early August, prohibits abortion from conception, except in some cases of rape, incest, fatal fetal abnormality, or when the pregnant woman is at risk of death or certain serious health risks. Unlike many smaller Indiana companies, both Cummins and Eli Lilly were publicly silent until the decision was passed. The case gained much attention when an Indianapolis doctor said the boy arrived in Indiana because of Ohio's “fetal heartbeat ban”. And the ban that deprives abortion clinics of their licenses “materially burdens the bodily autonomy of Indiana women and girls by significantly and arbitrarily limiting their access to care.
The judge wrote that “there is a reasonable probability that this significant restriction on personal autonomy offends the guarantees of freedom under the Indiana Constitution and that clinics will prevail in the lawsuit. With Indiana on hold, the ban on abortion at any time during pregnancy is in effect in 12 Republican-led states. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - After an Indiana judge blocked the enforcement of the state's abortion ban on Thursday, phones began ringing at Indiana abortion clinics, which are preparing to resume the procedure a week after the ban went into effect. But I'm sure I don't know if I could stay in Indiana after graduating with what's going on.
Challenging the ban in late August in Monroe County Circuit Court, a coalition represented by the Indiana American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against members of the Indiana Medical Licensing Board and other county officials. Abortion rights protesters fill the halls of the Indiana House of Representatives and applaud in front of legislative chambers on Friday, August. The leader of Indiana's most prominent anti-abortion group said he was “deeply disappointed” and estimated that at least 3,000 abortions will be performed in the state while awaiting the court's decision. Indiana took on an enormous role in the national abortion debate this summer, when a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio was forced to travel to Indiana to have an abortion because of her state's ban.
Tian grew up and went to school in Chicago and decided to come to Indiana to reside because the program has a strong focus on family planning. He argued that the ban “would prohibit the overwhelming majority of abortions in Indiana and, as such, would have a devastating and irreparable impact on plaintiffs and, more importantly, on their patients and clients. The few Indiana public survey on abortion that is available suggests that a large majority of Hoosiers residents support at least some legal access to abortion, but it is more difficult to assess exactly how much access it is. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Supreme Court issued an order Wednesday preventing the state from enforcing a Republican-backed abortion ban, while considering whether the ban violates the state's constitution.
Indiana's seven abortion clinics were going to lose their state licenses under the ban, which only allows abortions, within its narrow exceptions, to be performed in hospitals or outpatient surgical centers. .