The new law would allow a judge to tell a girl’s parents about her request to get an abortion after the judge decides whether to grant the consent.
More Hoosier women are choosing to abort pregnancies with the so-called “abortion pill,” even while the total number of procedures is decreasing in the state.
A Senate committee changed certain provisions in a controversial informed consent for abortions bill Wednesday.
Cicero Representative Eric Turner, the bill’s author, says the amendment would open a huge loophole.
Planned Parenthood denies claims that it uses federal funds to perform abortions.
Rep. Pence has introduced legislation that would deny funding to organizations that perform abortions.