Mayfield’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Indiana abortion law

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

 Note to the Press – Please include the following statement from State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) in your coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on House Enrolled Act 1337 (2016), co-authored by Mayfield:

STATEHOUSE (May 28, 2019) – “I am pleased to learn that the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the decision of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that blocked HEA 1337’s provisions regarding the disposal of fetal remains. Indiana’s law acknowledges and protects the inherent dignity of innocent human life by requiring the respectful and humane disposal of aborted babies. I am disappointed that the court declined to deliberate on the separate issue of whether any human life should be terminated solely on the basis of race, sex or disability such as Down syndrome. However, I am certain this issue will come before the courts again in the future.”

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State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) represents House District 60,

which includes portions of Morgan and Monroe counties.

She is the assistant majority floor leader and serves on the

House Ways and Means, Public Policy and Insurance committees.

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