August 9, 2022

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Indiana votes to ban abortion

The voted text prohibits the use of voluntary termination of pregnancy, with a few exceptions.

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Indiana adopted the new law on Friday, August 5, after the US Supreme Court’s decision to take back the constitutional right to abortion. June 24. Nine states have already outlawed it soon after the verdict was announced. A state in the Middle East of the United States Termination of pregnancy is now prohibited unless the mother’s life is at risk or there is a fatal abnormality in the fetus.

Exceptions are also made in cases of rape and sexual intercourse, but only up to ten weeks of pregnancy, and Indiana has so far authorized abortion up to the 22nd week.

The measure was voted down Friday in both state houses: 38 to 62 in the House of Representatives and 19 to 28 in the Senate. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb confirmed this on Twitter.

Indiana became the first state to recognize the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion bans and repeals on June 24, which now allows U.S. states to adapt the rules to enact laws in their territory. Abortion.

Tuesday, theKansas voters voted in favor of upholding a constitutional guarantee of abortion, in the first major referendum on the topic since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal right to abortion.

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