Federal judge to make decision about new Indiana abortion law - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Federal judge to make decision about new Indiana abortion law

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A federal judge will decide whether to block a new abortion law in Indiana.

The law would ban abortions based on a fetus's abnormalities, race or sex.

During Tuesday's hearing, the state solicitor general says the law is aimed at preventing discrimination.

Planned Parenthood claims the law is unconstitutional and violates women's right to have an abortion.

Federal Judge Tanya Walton Pratt has already said the law is an infringement on women's privacy.

She will be issuing a ruling on the law by July 1, when it's set to go into effect.

Governor Mike Pence signed the measure in March.

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