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Monday, May 27, 2024 | Back issues
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Indiana’s fetal burial mandate: affirmed

CHICAGO — The Seventh Circuit upheld Indiana’s fetal burial rule, which requires cremation or burial for fetal tissue after abortions, ruling that the law “need not imply anything” about the personhood of fetuses. After all, the judges reason, pets are buried or cremated all the time.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Appeals, Briefs, Civil Rights, Health

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