Senate lawmakers rejected or scaled back two of Governor Eric Holcomb’s top priorities this week.
The measure would require that parents receive legal notice their child is seeking an abortion and would give them standing to try to stop it in court.
A House committee altered and then approved an abortion regulation bill after the unusual step of sending the bill from the House floor back to the committee.
A committee changed the bill to, as one lawmaker put it, “balance out” language concerning medication-induced abortion reversals.
Governor Eric Holcomb announced a handful of significant decisions. A House committee debated an abortion bill. And a hate crimes bill cleared its first hurdle.
Some doctors support a bill requiring abortion providers tell patients their medication-induced abortions could be reversed; others call it medically unsound.
Republican Rep. Curt Nisly's says he's disappointed and that it was worth having a discussion.
As a debate heats up in Washington over the fate of Planned Parenthood, the President of the Indiana and Kentucky affiliate has announced she’s stepping down.
Organizations like Indy Feminists and the new Indiana Reproductive Justice Coalition plan to protest proposed bills that restrict abortion.
The group plans to closely monitor the Statehouse this session and present a unified message on reproductive rights issues.