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Indiana Code Article 34.Abortion


Sec. 3. No private or denominational hospital shall be required to permit its facilities to be utilized for the performance of abortions. As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.17.


Sec. 4. No: (1) physician; or (2) employee or member of the staff of a hospital or other facility in which an abortion may be performed; shall be required to perform an abortion or to assist or participate in the medical procedures resulting in or intended to result in an abortion, if that individual objects to such procedures on ethical, moral, or religious grounds. As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.17.


Sec. 5. No person shall be required, as a condition of training, employment, pay, promotion, or privileges, to agree to perform or participate in the performing of abortions. As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.17.


Sec. 6. No hospital or other person shall discriminate against or discipline a person because of the person's moral beliefs concerning abortion. As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.17.


Sec. 7. A civil action for damages or reinstatement of employment, or both, may be brought for any violation of sections 4 through 6 of this chapter.