ultrasound http://wfpl.org en Indiana House Panel Approves Amended Abortion Bill http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-house-panel-approves-amended-abortion-bill <p></p><p>Indiana lawmakers are dropping a proposal that would require clinics offering the abortion pill perform ultrasounds on women seeking the drug.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A House committee removed that provision Wednesday from a broader Senate bill that would force clinics that provide only drug-induced abortions to meet the same facility requirements as clinics that perform surgical abortions.</span></p><p>The committee voted 8-5 to advance the bill to the full House.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 20:45:18 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 4707 at http://wfpl.org Indiana House Panel Approves Amended Abortion Bill Indiana Senate Amends Bill on Abortion-Inducing Drugs http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-senate-amends-bill-abortion-inducing-drugs <p></p><p>The Indiana Senate has dropped a proposed requirement that doctors must try to perform two ultrasound exams on women who receive drugs to induce abortions.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a unanimous voice vote Monday, senators changed a bill on abortion pill regulations. It now requires a doctor to conduct appropriate testing during a follow-up appointment about two weeks after prescribing the drugs. The bill still requires doctors to perform an ultrasound exam on the woman before providing the drugs.</span></p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:55:13 +0000 Associated Press 4196 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Senate Amends Bill on Abortion-Inducing Drugs Kentucky Senate Passes Pair of Abortion Bills http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-senate-passes-pair-abortion-bills <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><p>FRANKFORT, Ky. — Doctors would be required to make&nbsp;<font color="red">ultrasound</font>&nbsp;images available to women seeking abortions under legislation passed by the Senate on Friday.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:36:19 +0000 Associated Press 3894 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Senate Passes Pair of Abortion Bills