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 to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, the Indianapolis Star reported. AG Hill sent a statement …Continue reading "Indiana AG will appeal decision overturning pro-life law HEA 1337"
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 preliminary injunction in June 2016. At the time Judge Pratt, reliably pro-abortion, made it abundantly clear she would …Continue reading "Judge permanently enjoins Indiana law barring abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of disabilities or gender"
By Dave Andrusko Journal Gazette reporter Niki Kelly began her story this way: “INDIANAPOLIS – It’s beginning to be like clockwork – a new abortion law followed by a lawsuit.” As so it is. No matter how much commonsense a pro-life law makes, PPFA and/or the ACLU will sue. The latest example came Thursday when …Continue reading "PPFA and ACLU team up to challenge new pro-life Indiana law"
Pro-life Community Pleased Common Sense Law Is Being Defended INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has appealed Federal Judge Tanya Pratt’s March 31 ruling in which she granted an injunction against the 18-hour ultrasound requirement in the “Dignity for the Unborn law” [HEA 1337]. Indiana has long required that an ultrasound be done before …Continue reading "Indiana AG Appeals Ultrasound Ruling, Defends Dignity for Unborn Law"
By Dave Andrusko When U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt hears a challenge this week to HEA 1337, Indiana’s new pro-life law, we can expect a lot to come out. The Associated Press’s Rick Callahan did a preview piece that appeared in many newspapers today. As you would expect, the story strongly favors the …Continue reading "Federal Judge to hear challenge to Indiana law banning sex-selection abortions"
By Dave Andrusko This will be a short post, updating a story we’ve covered in depth. Judge Tanya Walton Pratt of the U.S. Court for the Southern District of Indiana has scheduled a June 14 hearing at which she will consider Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky’s request for an injunction to prevent Indiana’s HEA …Continue reading "Judge sets June date for Planned Parenthood challenge to Indiana’s pro-life HEA 1337"
By Mike Fichter, CEO, Indiana Right to Life Editor’s note. Last Friday Planned Parenthood of Indiana held a boisterous rally at the state capital in Indianapolis, objecting to HEA 1337, Dignity for the Unborn law. The following begins with Mr. Fichter’s response. Planned Parenthood’s abortion rally is an ugly reminder of the hate directed at …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood Rally is an Ugly Reminder of the Hate Directed at Vulnerable Unborn Children"
By Dave Andrusko Well, let’s see if anything surprises us. At the end of March, Indiana joins North Dakota in prohibiting abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of disabilities such as Down syndrome. HEA 1337, a comprehensive measure, also protects unborn babies who would be aborted because of their gender (almost always girls). Planned Parenthood …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge Indiana law banning abortions based solely on disability or gender"
By Dave Andrusko Indiana Gov. Mike Pence last week added to his pro-life credentials by signing HEA 1337, a comprehensive measure which, among other provisions, protects unborn babies who would be aborted because of a disability or because of their gender (almost always girls). Indiana joins North Dakota in prohibiting abortions based on a prenatal …Continue reading "Indiana Gov. signs law banning abortions based solely on disability or gender"