Indiana Appeals Decision Striking Numerous Abortion Restrictions

Aug. 12, 2021, 1:44 PM

Indiana has notified a federal trial court that the state is appealing a decision holding various state provisions affecting abortions unconstitutional, including a ban on telemedicine medical abortions.

The state also is seeking a stay of a permanent injunction entered by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. A stay would allow the state to enforce its restrictions while the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit considers the case.

Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Aug. 10 issued a 158-page opinion detailing her findings of fact and conclusions of law following a two-part bench trial. Abortion ...

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