The Indiana House passed a Republican-sponsored bill on Friday that would ban abortion at all stages of pregnancy with limited exceptions.
The legislation passed the House in a 62-38 vote. Senate Bill 1, which was amended by the House, will now return to the Indiana Senate with amendments for consideration.
The final House vote on the bill Friday was preceded by more than five hours of additional debate on Friday among state representatives on both sides of the issue. Republican state Rep. Wendy McNamara, the bill’s House sponsor, gave final remarks before the vote.
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