Federal Judge Sarah Evans Barker halted three provisions of Indiana’s 2017 anti-abortion law dealing with underage girls who seek abortions.
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.
The GOP-led panel is the third such committee to examine Planned Parenthood.
Planned Parenthood officials say they are not planning to lay off any of the merged organization‘s 190 workers.
The governor says action could come on the regulatory side or through further discussion in the Indiana General Assembly.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller says Planned Parenthood of Indiana doesn't need to be involved in the fight yet.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana President Betty Cockrum said that while her staff may be uncomfortable with the law, they will abide by it.
Injunction blocks state restriction of Medicaid to organizations that provide abortions, but upholds "informed consent" portion of law.
As of June 21, Medicaid patients will either have to pay out of pocket or lose Planned Parenthood's services.
The IHDCA cited recent Indiana legislation that cut off funding for organizations that perform abortions; PPIN says the new law shouldn't impact the program.