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Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Inc. v. Commissioner of Indiana State Department of Health

Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Inc. v. Commissioner of Indiana State Department of Health

Challenge to an Indiana state law that aimed to defund family planning programs in Indiana on the basis that state taxpayer money could be used to support abortion services. Current Status: In October 2012, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a preliminary injunction of the law. (See the law here. See the district court opinion here. See the Seventh Circuit opinion here.)