Republican governor Eric Holcomb signs bill into law that severely restricts access to abortions with only limited exceptions
Sat 6 Aug 2022
Indiana’s state legislature has become the first in the US to pass new legislation restricting access to abortions since the federal supreme court overturned Roe v Wade.
The bill went to the state’s Republican governor, Eric Holcomb, who signed it into law on Friday night.
By Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Ava Sasani
Jul 28, 2022
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 professionals, the letter implored Holcomb, a Republican, not to convene a special legislative session to further restrict abortions. It contained a pointed political message: “Abortion bans are not popular in our state.”
More than 2,000 foetal remains found at home of former Indiana abortion doctor
Authorities uncover thousands of preserved remains at the home of Ulrich Klopfer
Sun 15 Sep 2019
More than 2,000 medically preserved foetal remains have been found at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion clinic doctor who died last week, authorities have said.
The Will County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release late on Friday that an attorney for Dr Ulrich Klopfer’s family contacted the coroner’s office about possible foetal remains being found at the home in north-east Illinois