Abortion is effectively banned in Indiana as of August 21, 2023. The narrow exceptions included in this extreme ban will undoubtedly put Hoosiers’ lives at risk.
A block remains in effect as a result of a separate lawsuit, brought by the ACLU of Indiana, which claims the law violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). This aims to allow abortion access for Hoosiers who have sincere religious beliefs that they must be able to obtain an abortion. But uncertainties surrounding the ban have already forced providers to stop providing abortions in Indiana.
We are continuing to fight in the courts and the Statehouse to reinstate access to abortion care, because a right without access is not a right at all.
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