Indiana’s top court hearing challenge to state abortion ban; Dec 2 (Reuters) – Another Indiana judge on Friday blocked. The state from enforcing its abortion law after Jewish, Muslim and other Non-Christian women challenged it in a lawsuit.
Indiana’s top court hearing challenge to state abortion ban; Marion County Superior Court Judge. Heather Welch issued a Preliminary Injunction Against the Republican-backed law. Which would ban abortions with limited exceptions in cases of rape, ectopic pregnancy. Fatal birth defects or the mother’s serious medical condition. The plaintiffs argued that the measure violated religious freedoms protected by the laws of another state.
The law has already been suspend, with another judge in September blocking. Its implementation in Indiana, while Planned Parenthood and other health care providers are challenging it in court.
Indiana became the first state to pass a new law banning abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court in June overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized the procedure nationwide. Other Republican-led states quickly began enforcing older bans.
Indiana’s top court hearing challenge to state abortion ban. Welch issued the order after the group Hoosier Jews for Choice. Five women challenged the abortion law under Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act in a lawsuit filed. By the American Civil Liberties Union. According to the ACLU, the plaintiffs represent religions including Judaism and Islam, as well as “independent spiritual belief systems.”
“The court finds that the S.E.A. Motion for a Preliminary Injunction while the legality continues to be challenge.”While some religions believe that human life begins at conception, this is not share by all religions or all religious people,” the ACLU said in a statement.