Tag Archives: Indiana

Federal judge sides with Indiana University to block key provisions of fetal trafficking law

INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. District Court Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson mainly sided with Indiana University last week in striking down key fetal trafficking provisions of Indiana’s Dignity for the Unborn Act. The ruling means Indiana is blocked from enforcing

District Court Judge rules parts of Indiana’s “2016 Dignity for the Unborn Law” void for vagueness

By Dave Andrusko The Indiana Lawyer is reporting that last Friday Chief Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana “granted partial summary judgment to the trustees of Indiana University and

One-hour-old “Baby Hope” left in Safe Haven Box, doing well

For a busy volunteer fire volunteer fire department “this one call made their year” By Dave Andrusko It’s a good thing perseverance won out at the Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department in La Porte County, Indiana. According

Abortion Facility Applies to Open in South Bend, Indiana

St. Joseph County Had Been Abortion-Free Since Klopfer Ceased Doing Abortions in 2015 SOUTH BEND, Ind. – St. Joseph County Right to Life and Indiana Right to Life have learned that an abortion facility has applied to

“Indiana Judge Forbids Treating Aborted Babies Like Human Beings”

Judge Tanya Walton Pratt

By Mike Fichter, Indiana Right to Life President and CEO Editor’s note. This was posted on the webpage of Indiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Daniel Payne, a senior contributor at The Federalist, posted a piece

Indiana AG will appeal decision overturning pro-life law HEA 1337

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill

By Dave Andrusko Calling Monday’s decision by U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt “genetic discrimination,” Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said yesterday that he plans to appeal the permanent injunction Judge Pratt issued against HEA 1337

Judge permanently enjoins Indiana law barring abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of disabilities or gender

State has 30 days to appeal By Dave Andrusko When Judge Tanya Walton Pratt issued a permanent injunction today against Indiana’s pro-life law HEA 1337 she was following through on the threat contained when she issued her

Merrillville Planned Parenthood is Resuming Abortions

Was second busiest abortion facility in Indiana in 2016 Editor’s note. The Merrillville Planned Parenthood facility is resuming abortions after complying with Indiana’s hospital admitting privilege law by finding a local doctor willing to serve as back-up

Admitting Privilege Law Forces Merrillville Planned Parenthood to Suspend Abortions

Indiana Law Requires Abortion Doctors to Have Admitting Privileges or a Relationship with a Doctor Who Does MERRILLVILLE, IND. – The Planned Parenthood facility in Merrillville, Ind. has been forced to suspend abortion procedures after losing its

Indiana AG Hill Appeals Judge’s Ruling that Favors Planned Parenthood

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill

By Indiana Right to Life We learned late Friday that Attorney General Curtis Hill appealed the preliminary injunction of Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 404, and we are thrilled! On June 28, a federal judge, Sarah Evans Barker,

Indiana Abortion Rate Drops for Eighth Consecutive Year

Substantial Abortion Rate Drop also among St. Joseph County Residents INDIANAPOLIS – Newly released data from the Indiana State Department of Health’s (ISDH) annual abortion report shows that in 2016, there were 7,277 abortions, compared to 7,957 abortions

No taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood

Betty Cockrum, the CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky

The reality that Planned Parenthood’s clients are leaving in droves should be telling to policy makers. By Mike Fichter Editor’s note. Mr. Fichter is President and CEO of Indiana Right to Life. This appeared in the Indianapolis