STATEHOUSE (Jan. 11, 2018) — State Rep. Tim Wesco (R-Osceola) applauded the Indiana State Department of Health for denying an application to Whole Women’s Health Alliance in South Bend under the authority granted by Indiana law, specifically IC 16-21-2-11.
The Indiana State Department of Health denied the state license for Whole Women’s Health Alliance to operate a new abortion facility based on “inaccuracies” in its paperwork and failing to meet requirements outlined in law. Late last year, Wesco joined other area legislators in a letter to the governor urging the denial of the application.
“Whole Women’s Health Alliance has clearly demonstrated itself to be a disreputable and irresponsible organization,” Wesco said. “I support Indiana’s laws that require abortion clinics to be licensed and regulated. Unfortunately, there is currently a bill that would repeal these much-needed regulations, and I oppose such misguided efforts that would be detrimental to the health of women and the cause of life in Indiana.”
State Rep. Tim Wesco (R-Osceola) represents House District 21, which
includes portions of Elkhart and St. Joseph counties.
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