Indiana lawmakers approve first state abortion ban since Roe overturned

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By Gabriella Borter and Steve Gorman (Reuters) -The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate gave final legislative approval on Friday to a bill that would ban most abortions, six weeks after a U.S. Supreme Court decision erased a woman’s constitutional right to terminate her pregnancy. The bill, adopted on a 28-19 vote hours after clearing the state’s House of Representatives, would make Indiana the first U.S. state to impose such a ban since the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case legalizing abortion nationwide was overturned on June 24. A decision on whether to sign the measure into law is now up to…

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