Bill to allow pharmacists to opt out of abortion services passes

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Bill to allow pharmacists to opt out of abortion services passes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The list of healthcare professionals that can refuse abortion services based on religious and moral objections could be expanding in Indiana.

A bill passed by the Legislature would allow nurses, pharmacists, and physician assistants to opt out of abortion care. The measure means pharmacists could refrain from filling a prescription for an abortion-inducing drug.

The bill now heads to Governor Eric Holcomb’s desk for signing.

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