Indiana judge blocks enforcement of abortion ban passed by Republicans

Week-old legislation that severely limited procedure likely offended ‘liberty guarantees’ of state constitution, judge says

An Indiana judge on Thursday blocked enforcement of the state’s abortion ban, putting the new law on hold as clinic operators argue it violates the state constitution.

The Owen county judge, Kelsey Hanlon, issued a preliminary injunction against the ban that took effect a week ago. The injunction was sought by clinic operators who argued the state constitution protects abortion access.

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