Challenge to an Indiana state law that aimed to defund family planning programs in Indiana on the basis that taxpayer money could be used to support abortion services. Current Status: In October 2012, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court decision in part, finding that the restrictions likely violate federal Medicaid law. (See the law here. See the district court opinion here. See the Seventh Circuit opinion here.)
Repro Health Watch — an exciting new edition of the Women’s Health Policy Report — compiles and distributes media coverage of proposed and enacted state laws and ballot initiatives affecting women's access to comprehensive reproductive health care, as well as litigation in response to those provisions.