ACLU of Indiana

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Voter advocates want Hoosiers to be able to vote by mail in this year’s general election.

Federal Judge Blocks 2019 Indiana Anti-Abortion Law

Jun 28, 2019

Another Indiana anti-abortion law has been – at least temporarily – halted by a federal judge. 

Evansville Transgender Student Wins Court Fight

Jun 10, 2019

The Evansville school district violated a transgender student’s rights by restricting access to the bathroom of the student’s identified gender, according to a new court ruling.

ACLU Sues Indiana Over Latest Anti-Abortion Law

Apr 25, 2019
ACLU of Indiana leadership discusses their latest abortion lawsuit against the state. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

The ACLU of Indiana followed through Thursday on its threat to sue the state over the latest anti-abortion law.

The suit comes one day after Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the legislation into law.

D&E Abortion Ban Headed To Governor's Desk

Apr 2, 2019
The Indiana Statehouse (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Senate lawmakers sent legislation to the governor Tuesday that largely bans the abortion procedures known as D&Es.

The Senate Judiciary Committee takes testimony on a bill to largely ban a second trimester procedure. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

A Senate panel approved legislation Wednesday along party lines that largely bans dilation and evacuation abortions, second trimester procedures also known as D&Es.

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A federal judge says the Indiana Department of Correction can’t enforce a policy that stipulates inmates only receive mail on lined, white paper while a lawsuit challenging the rule makes its way through the courts.

The judge granted the preliminary injunction earlier this week.

Judge Halts Indiana's Latest Anti-Abortion Law

Jun 28, 2018
A federal judge says Indiana’s latest anti-abortion law is likely too vague to enforce. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

A federal judge says Indiana’s latest anti-abortion law is likely too vague to enforce.

The judge Thursday temporarily halted the state’s new abortion complication reporting law from taking effect.

AG Hill Appeals ICE Detainer Decision

Jan 11, 2018

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill filed an appeal in a case involving a man who was detained at the request of immigration officials.

Immigration detainers are placed on people arrested on local criminal charges. A policy established in Marion County last year prohibits detainer requests from immigration customs or ICE for suspected undocumented immigrants with minor offenses.