The bill bans abortions based solely on the sex, race, or disability of a fetus. It also includes provisions about the disposal of fetal remains.
Pro-life groups say the legislation prevents discrimination against Hoosiers with disabilities, but some doctors say the bill has dangerous implications.
The bill bans abortions based solely on the fetus' sex, race or disability. Pence hasn't decided yet whether to sign the bill.
Lawmakers approved a controversial bill Wednesday that puts new restrictions on abortion.
The bill includes a ban on certain abortions and provisions on disposing of aborted fetuses.
A Senate committee added an amendment banning abortion for certain reasons to a House bill that deals with the disposal of fetal tissue.
A bill currently moving through the legislature would require all aborted fetuses to be either cremated, interred or both.
The bill would bar women from aborting a pregnancy based on the fetus’ race, gender or disability.
The bill prevents mothers from getting an abortion under certain conditions before 20 weeks.
Patel is the first woman to be convicted under Indiana's feticide law.