The Indiana Senate passed a law Friday banning almost all types of abortion. Indiana, where Republicans hold power, is the first state to pass an anti-abortion law since the Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion in late June.

    The law prohibits abortion unless the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest, or if there is a medical necessity for abortion.

    The state House of Representatives had previously approved the law. Republican Governor Eric Holcomb has now signed the bill, making it effective.

    Earlier this week, the right to abortion was upheld in Kansas after voters massively voted against an abortion ban in a referendum.

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