“Not Her Body, Not Her Choice”: Indiana Near-Total Abortion Ban

On Friday night, Indiana became the first state in the country to impose an almost complete ban on abortion. Roe vs. Wade, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Bill signed into law, which applies September 15,

some are notable Exception For the ban, to allow women an abortion if the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest, if a fatal fetal anomaly has been diagnosed, or if the pregnant woman’s life is at “grave risk”.

Bill passed in Indiana House 62-38 voted, and later passed the Indiana Senate in a 28-19 vote; None of the Democrats supported the bill, indiestar informed of.

The new law also specified that abortions can only be performed in hospitals or outpatient centers affiliated with hospitals, meaning abortion clinics. lose their license. In addition, the law states that physicians will lose their medical licenses if they perform illegal abortions or “do not file the required reports.” The Associated Press, Under current law, doctors “can” have a medical license if they perform an abortion; the language of this new law gets rid of any ambiguity.

“The body inside the mother’s body is not her body,” Rep. john jacob (R) Allegedly Told, “I repeat this: the body inside a mother’s body is not her body. Not her body, not her choice.” Rep. Jacob had previously hoped for a complete ban on abortion Obvious That he would not vote for this version of the bill because “it is a weak, pathetic bill that still allows the killing of children.” he was one of nine Republicans in the House Who Voted against bill.

This abortion ban “makes Indiana one of the most pro-life states in the country,” Told Representative Wendy McNamara (R), one of the bills sponsors, “After all, they’re seeing opportunities for 99% miscarriage The state of Indiana has to be eliminated in some way or the other.”

On the other side of the aisle, Rep. Rainy Pack (d) disclosed that she had a miscarriage in 1990 while serving in the US military, which pushed her to make a difficult choice. “Sir, I am not a murderer. And my sisters are not murderers either. We are in favor of elections. We are this… We believe that we have a right to our own bodies,” she said. Told,

In response to the ban, the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, which is based in Indianapolis, IN, announced that he would attempt to grow his company outside of Indiana. “As a global company headquartered in Indianapolis for more than 145 years, we work hard to retain and attract the thousands of people who are important drivers of our state’s economy. Given this new law We will be forced to plan for more employment growth outside our home state.” The company noted that it has expanded its employee health care coverage to include travel to other states for abortions.

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Indiana’s approval for abortion ban comes just three days later Kansas Decided against removing the right to abortion in her state’s constitution.

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