Indiana Seeks Seventh Circuit’s OK to Enforce Abortion Laws

Aug. 24, 2021, 3:17 PM

“Sensible” abortion laws, such as one that prohibits abortion-inducing drugs from being dispensed remotely by nonphysicians, should be allowed to take effect while Indiana appeals a decision barring their enforcement, the state told the Seventh Circuit.

Indiana asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to pause a trial court’s permanent injunction prohibiting it from enforcing the physician-only law, a second-trimester hospitalization requirement, an in-person counseling requirement, a telemedicine ban, and an in-person examination requirement.

Judge Sarah Evans Barker of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana issued the injunction in early August. She detailed ...

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