10
May
2017
May 10, 2017
IFI Staff
  Few would dispute that our nation is in the midst of serious ideological warfare. From healthcare to immigration, foreign policy to abortion – everyone seems to be at odds, yet few seem interested in taking a strong stand for their positions. That’s why it’s so refreshing to see a state legislature make a bold statement in defense of their beliefs. The Oklahoma House of Representatives on Monday passed a resolution declaring that abortion is murder.  While the resolution doesn't carry much legal...
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03
May
2017
May 3, 2017
IFI Staff
We saw it first with the abortion movement: they worked to make it legal, and then they worked to force others (doctors and nurses) to participate. And now, we see similar writing on the wall when it comes to the goals and legal positioning of the transgender movement.   The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against California-based Dignity Health, the operator of the Catholic Mercy San Juan Hospital, because it declined to perform a hysterectomy on a biological woman that wants to live life as a man.   In other words, a hospital...
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27
Apr
2017
April 27, 2017
IFI Staff
The health of the mother.   According to the liberal abortion think tank, the Guttmacher Institute, the health of the mother is essentially the only circumstance in which tax dollars can be lawfully used to pay for an abortion in the Hoosier State.   For decades, vocal abortion activists and even some moderate Republicans have demanded that states – even the most pro-life states, like ours – enshrine provisions that allow for abortions to take place and receive public funding when the mother’s health is at risk....
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20
Apr
2017
April 20, 2017
IFI Staff
Indiana is considered by most to be a conservative, pro-life state, but as we near the end of this year’s legislative session, some Hoosiers are thinking ahead towards what may be possible when it comes to protecting innocent life in the legislature next year. Pro-life allies in Iowa have just pushed through a bill that would effectively ban all abortions after 20 weeks, as well as institute a 72-hour waiting period. Now, the only obstacle that remains is Republican Governor Terry Branstad’s signature.   Indiana already has...
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