A judge blocks the Indiana abortion ban a week after it took effect


Abortion-rights protesters fill Indiana Statehouse corridors on Aug. 5 as lawmakers vote on a near-total abortion ban, in Indianapolis. An Indiana judge on Thursday blocked the state

Owen County Judge Kelsey Hanlon issued a preliminary injunction against the ban being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution.

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