Governor Signs SB 1

Indiana’s near-total ban on abortion will take effect on Sept. 15.

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced late Friday that he had signed Senate Bill 1 within an hour of its passage, capping...

“Following the overturning of Roe, I stated clearly that I would be willing to support legislation that made progress...

Late Friday, the Indiana Senate voted 28-19 to accept Senate Bill 1 as it had been passed by the House earlier in the day.

“It makes Indiana one of the most pro-life states in the nation,” said Rep. Wendy McNamara, R-Evansville.

The bill passed the House, 62-38, on Friday afternoon. The chamber’s 71 Republicans split on the issue...

McNamara carried the bill in the House. She said Friday the goal of the bill was to strengthen protections...

As the House’s soft-spoken chaplain led the chamber in an invocation to open the final day of the two-week special...