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Fri May 31, 2019, 07:42 AM

Supreme Court Gives Indiana Win And Loss On 2016 Abortion Lawsuit

The Supreme Court delivered both a win and a loss to Indiana anti-abortion activists Monday with decisions on a 2016 lawsuit.

An anti-abortion measure from 2016 signed into law by then-Gov. Mike Pence required medical facilities to bury or cremate fetal remains, rather than dispose of them as medical waste. It also banned abortions performed solely because of a fetusís characteristics, such as gender or disability.

Planned Parenthood sued to strike down those portions of the law, and both a federal district judge and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the health care organization.

But the Supreme Court says the fetal remains provision doesnít create an undue burden on women who seek an abortion. And so that part of the law will now take effect.

Read more: https://indianapublicradio.org/news/2019/05/supreme-court-gives-indiana-win-and-loss-on-2016-abortion-lawsuit/

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blueinredohio May 2019 #1

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Fri May 31, 2019, 10:29 AM

1. If a woman doesn't have the money to pay

for cremation or a burial does the state pay?

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