Stutzman responds to block on dismemberment abortion law

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Note to the press: Please include the following statement from State Rep. Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury) in your coverage of the decision by a federal judge to issue a preliminary injunction blocking House Enrolled Act 1211 from taking effect Monday, July 1. The law, which Stutzman co-authored, prohibits the practice of dismemberment abortions in Indiana.

STATEHOUSE (July 2, 2019) – “The federal courts’ decision to block a life-saving provision that we passed in the last legislative session is disappointing and very concerning. The brutal practice of dismemberment abortion on a living child in the womb is disturbing and has no place in Indiana. I co-authored this law defending the dignity of an unborn life and providing more safety for mothers and it received bipartisan support. Despite this ruling, I will continue to fight for those who cannot protect themselves and I am thankful that our state attorney general has challenged this ruling.”

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State Rep. Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury) represents House District 49, which includes the eastern portion of Elkhart County.

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