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Womens Issues

Lawmakers, experts to discuss women's issues

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, will moderate an expert discussion Wednesday on three major issues affecting the lives of many Hoosier women: pay equity, domestic violence and sexual assault.

October 20, 2014 6:45 pm
Chief Justice Rush takes helm of Indiana's courts

Chief Justice Rush takes helm of Indiana's courts

INDIANAPOLIS | Loretta Rush vowed to respect the rule of law and promote "fair, impartial, effective justice" as the new chief justice of Indiana.

August 18, 2014 5:45 pm Photos


New Indiana chief justice to take oath Monday

New Indiana chief justice to take oath Monday

INDIANAPOLIS | Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush will be sworn-in Monday as Indiana's first female chief justice.

August 14, 2014 11:15 am Photos


Rush to be first woman to lead Indiana Supreme Court

Rush to be first woman to lead Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | Two years after becoming just the second female ever to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court, Justice Loretta Rush is now its leader.

August 06, 2014 3:15 pm Photos


Indiana abortions drop again

INDIANAPOLIS | For the fifth year in a row, the number of abortions performed in Indiana was less than the year before.

July 16, 2014 5:30 pm
From Statehouse to courthouse, abortion politics intense

From Statehouse to courthouse, abortion politics intense

INDIANAPOLIS | Federal law clearly bars states from telling Medicaid recipients which health care providers they're allowed to obtain covered services from.

August 05, 2013 9:30 pm Related

Pence signs restrictions on abortion-inducing pills, clinics

INDIANAPOLIS | Citing a desire to protect women's health, Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday signed into law Indiana's first regulations on abortion-inducing pills and the clinics that distribute them.

May 01, 2013 5:45 pm Related

Governor set to sign new restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier women may find it more difficult to legally obtain abortion-inducing pills after the Indiana Senate voted Thursday for new restrictions on their use and the clinics that distribute them.

April 11, 2013 1:19 pm Related

House OKs new restrictions on pill-induced abortions, clinics

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 70-26 Tuesday to strictly regulate the use of abortion-inducing pills and the clinics that distribute them.

April 02, 2013 4:28 pm Related

Ind. House panel OKs proposal for more abortion regulations

INDIANAPOLIS | The House Republican majority will soon have to decide what they hate more: government regulations or abortions.

March 27, 2013 11:12 am

Senate drops one of two ultrasounds required for pill-induced abortion

INDIANAPOLIS | A woman seeking a pill-induced abortion may be compelled to undergo only one ultrasound, instead of two, following a change made Monday to pending legislation by the Indiana Senate.

February 25, 2013 8:45 pm

Top Dem warns of 'unwritten' GOP agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | State Democratic Party Chairman Dan Parker is warning Hoosiers that re-electing Republican majorities to the Indiana House and Senate will lead to divisive new laws on controversial social issues.

October 08, 2012 8:15 pm
Daniels has third chance to appoint woman to Supreme Court

Daniels has third chance to appoint woman to Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | Will the third time be the charm? The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission last month formally sent Gov. Mitch Daniels its three recommended candidates to fill a vacancy on the Indiana Supreme Court.

September 09, 2012 6:15 pm Photos



2 state Democratic candidates set to speak at 3 region events

INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor and state superintendent will discuss women's, children's and education issues at three Northwest Indiana events this week.

August 07, 2012 4:30 pm

Female power: Women now top Democrats in Ind. Senate, House

INDIANAPOLIS | The first female leader of a political party in the Indiana General Assembly is sure new House Democratic Leader Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, will succeed.

August 05, 2012 6:45 pm
Gregg hounds Pence on social issues

Gregg hounds Pence on social issues

INDIANAPOLIS | Reaching out Monday to female Hoosier voters in his bid for governor, Democrat John Gregg declared his opponent, Republican Mike Pence, "out of touch" and "extremist" for his positions on women's health issues.

June 04, 2012 3:00 pm Photos


'How to succeed at winning health'

VALPARAISO | Learn how to maintain a healthy lifestyle during Porter Health System's Healthy Woman Program, "How to Succeed at Winning Health." The program will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Valparaiso Family YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive.

June 29, 2011 12:00 am
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