Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Indiana over new abortion law

ARIC CHOKEY
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky are suing the state of Indiana, saying an abortion restriction recently signed into law by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is unconstitutional.

The restriction bans abortions sought because of genetic abnormalities and mandates an aborted fetus be buried or cremated. It is set to go into effect July 1. The lawsuit was filed Thursday.

The restriction makes Indiana’s abortion law among the most stringent in the nation. North Dakota is the only other state with a similar law.

 

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