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Police funding bill passes House

Indiana was the first state to pass a new abortion ban after a Supreme Court decision overturning abortion. Law vs WadeOn August 5, the state legislature passed a post-conception law to save the life of a pregnant person and, with a few exceptions for victims of rape or incest, if the fetus was diagnosed with a fatal abnormality. passed a bill to ban abortion. The law he entered into force on September 15th.

Reasons that state abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawaii, Alaska, Indiana, and Kentucky, have violated the privacy protections of the state constitution and violated the equal protection requirements under the law. Indiana Attorney General Tom Fisher, who is defending the law on behalf of the state, argued in court this week that the constitution does not establish abortion rights.

In her order granting an injunction, Hanlon said whether privacy protections existed in Indiana remains an “unresolved question,” but there is a “reasonable likelihood” the court will side with the plaintiffs. said.

“Because of these considerations, and the history of the Indiana Constitution, which has been interpreted to offer greater protection to individual citizens than the Federal Constitution, this serious limitation of individual autonomy has made the Indiana Constitution’s guarantees of liberty untenable.” There is a reasonable chance of infringement and plaintiffs will win,” Hanlon wrote.

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