INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
A federal appeals court has ruled portions of a 2016 Indiana abortion law
are not unconstitutionally vague and has reversed an injunction blocking
The 7th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 Thursday that U.S. District Judge Jane
Magnus-Stinson should have ruled against plaintiffs Indiana University and
three of its researchers challenging the law that requires aborted fetuses
to be buried or cremated.
found a section of the law dealing with the acquisition, receipt and
transfer of the fetal tissue to be too uncertain to have legal force. But
the appeals court opinion written by Judge Frank Easterbrook says, “Some
uncertainty at the margins does not condemn a statute.”
A telephone message
seeking comment was left for an IU spokeswoman.