Federal judge blocks parts of new Indiana abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked portions of a new Indiana law that make it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents’ knowledge.

U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Wednesday approved a temporary injunction blocking three sections of the law that were to take effect July 1. She expressed skepticism about some of those sections during June 13 arguments on the request.

One of the provisions would require a judge to allow parents to be informed that their daughter is seeking an abortion, in most circumstances.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky and the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana sued the state May 18 seeking to block the three provisions and arguing that they create “an unconstitutional undue burden on unemancipated minors.”

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Common Sense is outlawed in America June 29, 2017 at 2:06 pm

Yet they would be arrested and turned over to their parents if caught smoking or drinking. Either the age of majority means something or it doesn’t.

I hope this ‘judge’ is both overturned and reprimanded. Removed if possible.

Anti-Idiot June 30, 2017 at 10:52 am

Judge Sarah Evans Barker thinks she can better parent your daughters than you can by allowing abortions at any age for any reason without telling the parents. So lets see, no controlled substance can be administered without legal signatures (parents), No insurance can be filed without legal signatures (parents), The child would have to lie to their parents about where they are going and what they are doing…These judges need to go work at Walmart because that is what will happen to our daughters under their guidance. What idiots! What is wrong with the left in this country? They want to destroy everything right down to our children.


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