abortion http://wboi.org en Planned Parenthood Supports Changes to Abortion Legislation http://wboi.org/post/planned-parenthood-supports-changes-abortion-legislation <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Planned Parenthood says changes made to a bill regulating physicians who perform abortions alleviate&nbsp;&nbsp;their concern about the legislation.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 23:18:00 +0000 Brandon Smith 27035 at http://wboi.org Planned Parenthood Defunding Battle Ends http://wboi.org/post/planned-parenthood-defunding-battle-ends <p>A federal judge Tuesday put a permanent halt to Indiana’s abortion law defunding Planned Parenthood.&nbsp; The decision ends a two-year legal battle between the state and its largest abortion provider.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:12:19 +0000 Brandon Smith 18343 at http://wboi.org Planned Parenthood Defunding Battle Ends Supreme Court Will Not Hear Planned Parenthood Case http://wboi.org/post/supreme-court-will-not-hear-planned-parenthood-case <p></p><p>Hoosier women receiving health services from Planned Parenthood of Indiana will not be at risk of losing that access after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in a case challenging an Indiana law attempting to halt state funding to the organization.</p><p> Tue, 28 May 2013 18:52:00 +0000 Brandon Smith 15343 at http://wboi.org Supreme Court Will Not Hear Planned Parenthood Case Abortion Drug Bill Finalized, Heads to Pence http://wboi.org/post/abortion-drug-bill-finalized-heads-pence <p></p><p>Legislation regulating the abortion-inducing drug known as RU-486 is headed to the governor’s desk after the Senate approved changes made in the House.</p><p>The original legislation required women receiving RU-486 to undergo an ultrasound prior to receiving the drug.&nbsp; Changes made in the House allow women to opt-out of viewing the ultrasound or listening to the fetal heartbeat.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:43:42 +0000 Brandon Smith 13204 at http://wboi.org Abortion Drug Bill Finalized, Heads to Pence Abortion drug bill moves to the House floor http://wboi.org/post/abortion-drug-bill-moves-house-floor <p></p><p>A bill regulating abortion-inducing drugs administered at Indiana abortion clinics will advance to the House floor after passage in committee Wednesday.</p><p></p><p></p><p>When the bill passed the Senate, it required women receiving the abortion-inducing drug known as RU-486 to undergo an ultrasound prior to taking the drug.&nbsp; Changes in the House committee Wednesday would require the ultrasound to be offered but allow women to turn it down.&nbsp;</p><p>The bill now only forces changes at one Indiana location – a Planned Parenthood clinic in Lafayette.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:48:57 +0000 Brandon Smith 12495 at http://wboi.org Abortion drug bill moves to the House floor Abortion bill amended to eliminate 2nd ultrasound http://wboi.org/post/abortion-bill-amended-eliminate-2nd-ultrasound <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Legislation regulating how abortion clinics dispense abortion-inducing drugs no longer requires an ultrasound after the drug is taken. But Democrats say an amendment made to the bill Monday isn’t good enough.</span></p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:26:47 +0000 Brandon Smith 11144 at http://wboi.org