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 …Continue reading "Dismemberment ban passes Indiana Senate committee, on to full Senate"
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 …Continue reading "Indiana asks Supreme Court to uphold ban on eugenic abortions and requirement of humane disposal of aborted babies’ remains"
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 …Continue reading "Indiana health panel blocks scandal-plagued abortion business from opening new facility"
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 …Continue reading "Wednesday Hearing on Proposed Abortion Facility in South Bend"
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 …Continue reading "Indiana AG’s ingenious defense of state ban on eugenic abortions"
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 …Continue reading "AG Hill files powerful brief defending Indiana’s pro-life laws"
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 …Continue reading "Indiana Right to Life applauds state for appealing Judge’s recommendation to allow proposed abortion site in South Bend"
Braun Must Replace Donnelly Who Has Betrayed Pro-life Hoosiers INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Right to Life Political Action Committee (PAC) announces its endorsement of Republican Mike Braun for U.S. Senate over Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly. “Joe Donnelly tells Indiana voters he’s pro-life, but the abortion lobby and Democratic leadership know he’s a reliable pro-abortion vote in …Continue reading "Pro-life Mike Braun for Senate Endorsed by Indiana Right to Life PAC"
INDIANAPOLIS – The Los Angeles Times has reported that the State of Indiana plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the 2016 Dignity for the Unborn Law. The law prohibits abortions for the sole reasons of the child’s race, sex, national origin or a potential disability, like Down syndrome. The 2016 Dignity for the …Continue reading "Pro-life Community Pleased Indiana Will Appeal “Dignity for the Unborn” Law to Supreme Court"
Pro-lifers urge Indiana Health Department to appeal decision By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported, last month Clare Deitchman, an Indianapolis administrative law judge, presided over a two-day hearing in which the Texas-based Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA ) challenged the Indiana State Health Department’s rejection of its license application for an abortion clinic …Continue reading "Judge okays abortion conglomerate’s license application for clinic in South Bend"
By Dave Andrusko Several months ago St. Joseph County Right to Life and Indiana Right to Life learned that an abortion facility has applied to open in South Bend. It turned out to be Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend, whose parent company is none other than the Texas-based Whole Woman’s Health Alliance. Next week, …Continue reading "Indiana judge will decide next week on proposed South Bend abortion clinic"
By Katie Franklin When plans to open a new pregnancy help center next to a proposed abortion facility were vetoed this spring, Jenny Hunsberger, vice president of Women’s Care Center in South Bend, Indiana, promised to keep serving the community anyway. “We are sad that care for women and families in South Bend got caught in …Continue reading "Life Wins: Indiana Pregnancy Center to Open Across from Proposed Abortion Facility Following Mayor’s Veto"