The overarching theme at Sunday’s “Rally to Save Healthcare” was “health is a human right.”
Organizations like Indy Feminists and the new Indiana Reproductive Justice Coalition plan to protest proposed bills that restrict abortion.
The proposal would require an ultrasound 48 hours before an abortion and require a woman to listen to the heartbeat and look at the ultrasound image.
Donations to honor Governor Pence and the pro-life policies he sponsored in Indiana have translated from social media phenomenon to real life.
Planned Parenthood wants to block a new Indiana mandate that women undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion.
A federal judge in Indianapolis will hear the preliminary injunction request November 9.
Last year, nearly 8,000 abortions were performed in Indiana, a 2 percent drop from the year before.
Planned Parenthood will close six of its clinics by the end of the year, but it won't affect the availability of abortion services in the state.
Planned Parenthood announced Thursday its center in Muncie will close Friday.
Planned Parenthood officials say the decisions are unlikely to have an effect on the smaller-than-average number of clinics currently operating in Indiana.