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.
Just one day after shrugging off questions about a controversial abortion ban bill, House Speaker Brian Bosma dampened any enthusiasm over its chances.
Republican legislative leaders shrugged off questions about potential legislation banning all abortion.
Planned Parenthood wants to block a new Indiana mandate that women undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion.
Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Tim Kaine both differ slightly from their running mates on the controversial issue.
With credit for time served and good behavior, Patel will be released no later than the end of September.
A federal judge in Indianapolis will hear the preliminary injunction request November 9.
Pence says Trump would appoint conservatives to the Supreme Court who would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision.