Indiana judge will decide next week on proposed South Bend abortion clinic

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, …

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Life Wins: Indiana Pregnancy Center to Open Across from Proposed Abortion Facility Following Mayor’s Veto

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 …

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Indiana Right to Life denounces 7th Circuit ruling blocking ultrasound law

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Right to Life President and CEO Mike Fichter today denounced a ruling by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld an injunction blocking Indiana’s 18-hour ultrasound requirement prior to an abortion. Indiana’s Dignity for the Unborn Act, signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence in 2016, contained a requirement that …

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VICTORY: Planned Parenthood of Indiana permanently closes Fort Wayne facility

By Kristi Burton Brown Visitors to the Planned Parenthood facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana, will find this sign on the door:  “This health center is permanently closed.” Planned Parenthood has been telling news outlets that the closure came as a result of “intimidation and harassment of patients, providers, and supporters,” but the facts indicate something …

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National Right to Life endorses Mike Braun for U.S. Senator from Indiana, opposes Joe Donnelly

WASHINGTON –National Right to Life endorsed pro-life businessman Mike Braun in Indiana’s U.S. Senate election. Mike Braun is challenging Sen. Joe Donnelly, who is seeking his second six-year term. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Mike Braun for the U.S. Senate. Mike Braun’s position on life reflects the true values of Indiana’s voters,” …

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Fort Wayne Planned Parenthood closes, Indiana’s largest abortion business

By Dave Andrusko News Channel 15, a local Ft. Wayne, Indiana, television station reported today that the city’s Planned Parenthood clinic is closing. WANE’s Chris Darby reported A sign on the door of the health center on West Jefferson Boulevard says reads, “This health center is permanently closed.” It directed patients to the Planned Parenthood …

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Judge’s decision blocking Indiana’s Ultrasound Law Leads to Increase in Abortions

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s abortion numbers rose dramatically in 2017 following U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt’s decision to enjoin Indiana’s ultrasound law. The increase of 496 abortions in 2017 compared to 2016 marks the first upward swing in abortions in Indiana since 2009, according to the Indiana State Department of Health’s newly-released 2017 Induced Terminated …

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Rep. Banks and Rokita Call on Indiana Attorney General to Investigate Abortions on Minors that were not reported

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Jim Banks (IN-3) and Todd Rokita (IN-4) have sent a letter to Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill regarding the alleged failure of abortion doctors to report abortions done on girls under 16 years of age to the Department of Child Services as required by law. On Wednesday, Indiana Right to Life …

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In PR stunt, three Democratic county prosecutors refuse to defend new pro-life Indiana law

By Dave Andrusko Truth be told, before I checked around, I didn’t get what was going on this week when prosecutors from three Indiana counties announced they wouldn’t defend Indiana’s new abortion law, SEA 340, against Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky and the ACLU of Indiana’s challenge. SEA 340, signed into law by pro-life …

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Court OKs Discriminatory Abortions in Indiana

By Katie Franklin In a ruling issued Friday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an Indiana law banning discriminatory abortions. The law, signed by then-Governor Mike Pence in March 2016, is the first in the country to tackle three discriminatory reasons for having an abortion: sex, race, and disability. Among disabilities, a Down …

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7th Circuit Court of Appeals strikes Indiana’s “Dignity for the Unborn Act”

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill Urged to Appeal to the Supreme Court CHICAGO –In a split decision delivered Thursday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the civil rights protections for unborn children provided by HEA 1337–the Dignity for the Unborn Act. The law prohibited abortions solely because of a child’s sex, race, national …

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Baby safely surrendered at fire station Underscores Importance of 2018 Legislation

SEA 340 Expanded Use of Baby Boxes at Indiana Fire Stations MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – A baby was safely surrendered Sunday into a baby box at a Michigan City fire station. Under the Safe Haven Law, newborns up to 30 days old can be anonymously surrendered at fire stations, hospitals, and police stations. Indiana law …

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