State expected to appeal decision enjoining Indiana’s 2017 parental involvement law

By Dave Andrusko A divided three-judge panel of the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of a lower court judge blocking Indiana’s Senate Bill 404, a 2017 law designed to give parents more rights if their minor daughter seeks an abortion. The Associated Press reported that Tuesday’s decision by the majority says …

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Indiana’s 1907 eugenics program is a chapter of history we’d all like to forget, which is exactly why it is all the more important that we remember

Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. This appeared on the webpage of Indiana Right to Life. When …

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Indiana AG will take a different route to salvage state law banning the dismemberment of living unborn babies

By Dave Andrusko In a strategic decision, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Wednesday that rather than appeal a federal judge’s order blocking the state’s ban on dismemberment abortion from going into effect, his office will proceed to summary judgment. As NRL News Today reported, on July 1–three days before HEA 1211 would have gone …

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A call for prayer as South Bend abortion business set to open next week

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Indiana pro-life leaders issued a statewide, Indiana Call to Prayer for today upon learning the unlicensed abortion facility in South Bend will open its doors next week to begin abortions. As NRL News Today reported, back on May 31, Whole Woman’s Health Alliance won an injunction from Federal Judge Sarah Evans …

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Indiana ban on dismemberment abortion reaches Governor’s desk

By Dave Andrusko And soon there will be an even dozen. If, as fully expected, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signs House Bill 1211, twelve states will have laws that prevent the dismemberment of living unborn babies. On Tuesday the Indiana Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of HB 1211 on a vote of 38-10. As NRL …

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Dismemberment ban passes Indiana Senate committee, on to full Senate

HB 1211 has already passed in the House By Dave Andrusko On February 21, the Indiana House overwhelmingly passed House Bill 1211 which would ban the dismemberment of living unborn children. The vote was 71-25 . Yesterday the bill took another huge step forward when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-3 in favor of the …

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Indiana asks Supreme Court to uphold ban on eugenic abortions and requirement of humane disposal of aborted babies’ remains

By Dave Andrusko The headline to a story that appeared on the Facebook page of an Indiana television station is (to pro-lifers) both unsurprising and amusing: “State Leaders Not Giving Up On Reinstating Blocked Abortion Law: Attorney general’s office asks U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a lower court’s decision that the law is unconstitutional.” Well….of …

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Indiana health panel blocks scandal-plagued abortion business from opening new facility

By Calvin Freiburger SOUTH BEND, Indiana– A three-judge panel of the Indiana Department of Health’s executive board has voted to block the opening of a new abortion facility by a “women’s health” provider with a scandal-plagued medical record. In January, state health officials denied the Texas-based Whole Woman’s Health Alliance’s (WWHA) application for a license …

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Wednesday Hearing on Proposed Abortion Facility in South Bend

INDIANAPOLIS –A hearing is set for today in Indianapolis to determine the future of the proposed abortion facility in South Bend, Ind. A three-member appeals panel will consider the state’s appeal of an October recommendation by an administrative judge to grant an abortion license to Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA). The three-member appeals panel will …

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Indiana AG’s ingenious defense of state ban on eugenic abortions

By Dave Andrusko I know nothing about the “Indiana Lawyer” other than one of its reporters wrote a very thought-provoking piece on the petition for writ of certiorari Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill filed with the Supreme Court “requesting that the high court review and reverse a 7th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that found …

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AG Hill files powerful brief defending Indiana’s pro-life laws

By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Indiana are applauding the decision by Attorney General Curtis Hill to ask the Supreme Court to review and reverse a lower decision overturning the state’s law banning abortion for the sole reasons of the child’s race, sex, national origin or a potential disability such as Down syndrome. In addition, the …

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Indiana Right to Life applauds state for appealing Judge’s recommendation to allow proposed abortion site in South Bend

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Right to Life’s President and CEO, Mike Fichter saluted the state of Indiana for appealing an administrative judge’s recommendation on the proposed abortion facility in South Bend, Ind.  He said We applaud the state of Indiana for continuing the legal effort to prevent an abortion business from opening in South Bend. We …

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