“This is another repudiation of the unnecessary and unconstitutional attempts by Indiana politicians to interfere with women’s reproductive rights.”
Reproductive rights groups celebrated “a victory for women” after a federal appeals court upheld a ban on a provision in an Indiana law—signed by former governor and current Vice President Mike Pence—that forced any woman considering an abortion to undergo an ultrasound 18 hours before the procedure.
BREAKING NEWS: Yesterday, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that the the provision of HEA 1337 requiring an ultrasound 18 hours before an abortion is unconstitutional. This is a great win for reproductive rights and freedom! https://t.co/IX3eyff5TO
— Planned Parenthood (@PPIndKentucky) July 26, 2018