Indiana lawmakers bring near-total abortion ban to final vote

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By Gabriella Borter (Reuters) – Indiana lawmakers prepared on Friday to take a final vote on a bill that would ban all abortions except in cases of rape, incest or medical emergency, legislation that would dramatically cut abortion access in the Midwestern state if approved. The measure, which passed the Indiana House of Representatives on Friday and awaited approval by the Senate, would make Indiana the first state to pass legislation to sharply restrict abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. If approved by the Republican-led Senate, it would move to the desk of Republi…

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