Court blocks Indiana abortion, disability law

Monday, August 8, 2016A federal court issued a preliminary injunction June 30, temporarily blocking a new Indiana law that would ban abortions based on “a diagnosis or potential diagnosis of the fetus having Down Syndrome or any other disability.” “(Planned Parenthood Indiana and…

Abortion disability discrimination bill signed into law

Thursday, March 31, 2016
News from Indiana
Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) signed a comprehensive anti-abortion bill into law March 24, which, among other things, would prohibit disability discrimination in abortion decisions. “I believe that a society can be judged by how it deals…

Indiana “fetal abnormalities” abortion bill moves toward passage

Monday, March 7, 2016
News from Indiana
By a 37-13 vote, the Indiana Senate passed a bill March 1 that would ban abortions if done on the basis of “a diagnosis or potential diagnosis of the fetus having Down Syndrome or any other disability,”…

Trucking company to compensate 23 former job applicants for unlawful medical inquiries

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Trucking Company Settles Employment Discrimination Complaint
Celadon Trucking Services will pay $200,000 to settle a federal lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, one month after a federal court struck down most of its application policy. For a period…

ADA lawsuit challenges town’s drug testing, benefits policy

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Indiana Drug Testing Policies Scrutinized
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed a lawsuit against the town of Black Township, Indiana, on June 11 [PDF], on the basis that its drug testing program for people seeking public benefits…