Gov. Mike Pence (R) in his State of the State address said that he would not support any measure to protect LGBTQ Indianans that would infringe on religious freedom.
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said last week that he would not eliminate the state’s expansion of Medicaid and the kynect health-care exchange.
Indiana has a 20-week abortion ban, but this proposed bill would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually at six weeks’ gestation.
The decision cuts off nearly $600,000 in annual federal funding for HIV testing and counseling, condom distribution, and referrals for new patients.
A women’s health clinic in South Bend, Indiana, was forced to cease abortion care on Friday after allegedly violating two anti-choice laws passed by the GOP-controlled legislature.
If we truly want to improve pregnancy rates and health outcomes of low-income women and women of color, we need to provide both family planning resources and comprehensive sexual health education in communities and to stop the criminalization of women of color’s pregnancies.
Thousands of anti-choice protesters gathered August 22 at Planned Parenthood clinics around the country during a “National Day of Protest,” in response to a series of videos spreading misinformation about the organization.
State agency representatives from Georgia and South Dakota announced this week that their investigations into Planned Parenthood have found that the organization did not violate any laws related to fetal tissue donation.
Despite the absence of evidence that Planned Parenthood broke any laws, the university has suspended fetal-tissue acquisitions from entities “implicated in the Planned Parenthood investigation.” But research will continue using tissue from other sources.
No state investigation to date has found that Planned Parenthood has violated any law regarding the handling of fetal tissue.