Indiana Supreme Court takes up abortion ban

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Supreme Court is deciding if the state’s near-total ban on abortions will take effect after hearing from lawyers from both sides for about 30 minutes.

Abortions are currently legal up to 22 weeks of pregnancy in Indiana according to the law that was in effect prior to Roe v. Wade, which the U.S. Supreme Court overturned last year.

The ban was approved by lawmakers last summer and would need a public vote.

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