Tag: Indiana

Judge Temporarily Suspends Indiana Abortion Ban

It also adds to the shifting and often chaotic patchwork of abortion regulations across the country as conservative legislatures push for tighter restrictions and abortion rights groups challenge them in court. The legal challenges are seeking to establish a right to abortion in individual state constitutions. Such cases, though in preliminary stages, are being watched […]

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Ohio Judge Temporarily Suspends Abortion Ban

An Ohio judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked the state’s ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, saying that the right to abortion is protected under the state’s Constitution. The decision restores broad abortion access — at least for the next 14 days — in Ohio and widens access in a block of states where […]

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Dante Kittrell Shooting Death Ruled Justified, Black Man Killed By Police During Mental Health Crisis

NewsOne Featured Video Source: screenshot / Twitter No charges will be filed against Indiana police officers after they killed a Black man who was going through a mental health emergency.  On July 29, 51-year-old Dante Kittrell was shot and killed by South Bend Police after a 40-minute standoff with officers trying to calm him down.  […]

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Big Ten Players Wonder Where They Fit Into a $1 Billion TV Deal

Xavier Johnson, a point guard on the basketball team at Indiana University, echoed Stroud. Johnson said that players’ getting a “small percentage” of the billion-dollar deal would be fair. “People only come in to watch the players play,” he said. Brooks supports athletes earning a portion of the multibillion dollar deal. Still, she said, she’s […]

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Major Indiana Employers Criticize State’s New Abortion Law

On Friday, the governor of Indiana signed into law a near-total abortion ban, making the state the first to approve sweeping new restrictions since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June. On Saturday morning, one of Indiana’s biggest employers, the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, issued a strong objection to the new restrictions. “Given […]

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White House calls Indiana abortion ban post-Roe ‘devastating’

The White House on Saturday slammed an abortion ban in Indiana signed into law on Friday. In a press release, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre called the legislation “devastating” and argued it “put personal health care decisions in the hands of politicians rather than women and their doctors.” “Yesterday’s vote, which institutes a near-total […]

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White House calls Indiana abortion ban post-Roe ‘devastating’

The White House on Saturday slammed an abortion ban in Indiana signed into law on Friday. In a press release, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre called the legislation “devastating” and argued it “put personal health care decisions in the hands of politicians rather than women and their doctors.” “Yesterday’s vote, which institutes a near-total […]

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Post-Roe, Conservatives Promote Way to Give Up Newborns Anonymously

The Safe Haven Baby Box at a firehouse in Carmel, Ind., looked like a library book drop. It had been available for three years for anyone who wanted to surrender a baby anonymously. No one had ever used it, though, until early April. When its alarm went off, Victor Andres, a firefighter, opened the box […]

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Indiana Lawmakers Pass First Post-Roe Abortion Ban

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers passed a near-total ban on abortion on Friday, overcoming division among Republicans and protests from Democrats to become the first state to draw up and approve sweeping new limits on the procedure since Roe v. Wade was struck down in June. The bill’s passage came just three days after voters in […]

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Jackie Walorski, Indiana Congresswoman, Is Dead at 58

WASHINGTON — Representative Jackie Walorski, Republican of Indiana, was killed in a car accident in her district on Wednesday, according to her office. She was 58. Ms. Walorski’s husband, Dean Swihart, was informed of her death by the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office, her office said in a statement. “She has returned home to be with […]

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Dr. Caitlin Bernard, Who Provided Abortion to Ohio 10-Year Old, Speaks Out and Pays a Price

Three weeks before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Dr. Caitlin Bernard, an Indianapolis obstetrician-gynecologist, donned her white lab coat, put her infant daughter into a front-pack baby carrier and joined a few colleagues who marched to the State Capitol, hoping to deliver a letter to Gov. Eric Holcomb. Signed by hundreds of health […]

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With Roe Gone, Republicans Quarrel Over How Far to Push Abortion Bans

INDIANAPOLIS — Abortion opponents, especially in conservative states, had hoped to swiftly pass a new wave of restrictions after Roe v. Wade was overturned. But so far, most Republican lawmakers have moved cautiously or done nothing at all, even in capitols where they hold overwhelming majorities. A debate playing out in Indiana this week is […]

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‘Good Guy With A Gun’: Indiana Mall Shooting Sparks Racially Selective Narrative

NewsOne Featured Video The Greenwood Park Mall is pictured on July 18, 2022, in Greenwood, Indiana. | Source: Jon Cherry / Getty On Sunday, 20-year-old Jonathan Sapirman walked into a Greenwood Park Mall food court in Greenwood, Indiana, carrying a rifle and pistol with access to another rifle and more than 100 rounds of ammunition, […]

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