INDIANAPOLIS | A federal judge is weighing arguments in the legal battle over an Indiana law critics say is aimed at shuttering a Planned Parenthood clinic that is the sole facility in the state to perform only drug-induced abortions.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans are preparing to wager the lives of some 700 Hoosier babies a year on their philosophy that the private sector is more capable of reducing infant mortality than any government program.
INDIANAPOLIS | Three weeks after losing his House leadership post for failing to disclose a major conflict of interest, state Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, announced Friday he's quitting the Legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS | The medical license of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a former Gary abortion provider, could be revoked after Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a 1,833-count compliant against him Wednesday with the Indiana Medical Licensing Board.
In his July 29 letter, John Anderson proposes the reason the prayers of millions of conservative Christians have failed in their attempts to make abortion illegal might be because "God doesn't want an anti-abortion law to be."
What would we do with the excess population if employers are not compelled to make contraceptives and abortifacients available to their employees? This query is similar to the time-worn question of choice advocates: "Without abortion, and we had these 56 million people, how would we support …
Has anybody wondered why anti-abortion proponents have been unsuccessful in getting a government law on the books that makes abortion illegal? Their struggle has continued on for more than four decades with millions in funding spent -- and all for naught. Why this so-far failure? Could it be…
INDIANAPOLIS | For the fifth year in a row, the number of abortions performed in Indiana was less than the year before.
Like others of her generation, Betty Cockrum had a "political awakening" in 1968.
Social conservatives and Planned Parenthood have clashed for decades, especially in Indiana. The tactics have included limiting access to Planned Parenthood services and cutting off government funding.
“Thou shalt kill,” the altered commandment in Clay Bennett’s recent editorial cartoon, asked us to think twice about capital punishment. Clearly, no one wants an innocent person to die for a crime he or she did not commit.
I was appalled by James Battles' letter over a “Why should men determine rights women should have?” He is way off the real subject.
Last year I advised of great advances in the right to choose: gender selection and using kidneys of aborted children in flavor enhancement tests for soda pop. Let me relate an innovative and exciting development from the right to choose.
Barry Emigh wrote a compelling letter against a woman's right to abortion based solely on the premise that consensual sex is the same as a contract. Exactly what contract is entered into when a woman is raped or the victim of incest? Does going to a party imply one has entered into a contrac…
Based upon the female's biological, psychological/emotional, cultural investment of post conception: nine months of pregnancy, painful birthing, school/job disruption, years of nurturing (breastfeeding, changing diapers, sleepless nights, etc.) vs. the male's investment of a few minutes plus…
In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court only took into account a woman's choice. The Legislature has failed to recognize sex as a "contract of mutual consent, or agreement, with the assumption of risk." By contract both share the decision of an abortion.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
GARY | A book release Saturday will double as a women's health education event called Girl Fight. The book, titled "THE FIGHT: Chronicles of a Champion," was written by Nikia Hammonds-Blakely.
Complaints about abortion providers uncovered a few tardy reports of abortions for 13-year-olds. Pregnancy in 13-year-olds is always unfortunate.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.
Follow The Times
Custom chimney caps and chase covers - we can repair and replace at Four Seasons Chimney Sweeps 219-942-6643
Four Seasons Chimney Sweeps has proudly served the community s…
$1 Down & $1 a Month on all new KIA'S in stock.
Jelly Bean and Clowns Etc. is Your Local Source for Personalized Parties with Balloon Animal Sculptures, Face Painting & Comedy Magic in Northwest Indiana!
Get ready for some old-fashioned fun!
Call your favorite plumber, Joe with Associated Sewer and Plumbing Service! No job is too small! (219) 931-3141
At Associated Sewer & Plumbing Service of Hammond, Indiana…
Who do you support for Lake County assessor?