WBEZ | Ken Faulk http://www.wbez.org/tags/ken-faulk Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Here, There: Indiana becomes ground zero for U.S. abortion battle http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-08/here-there-indiana-becomes-ground-zero-us-abortion-battle-89997 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-August/2011-08-02/indiana2.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>Abortion has divided the American public ever since the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade. To try to gain some insights into our own decades-long struggle, today we kick off a weeklong series examining the abortion debate in other countries. It’s part of our occasional series <a href="http://www.wbez.org/herethere" target="_blank"><em>Here, There</em></a>, where we examine how other cultures approach issues we tackle here at home.</p><p>First, we focus on a legal fight playing out in our own backyard. Earlier this year, Indiana passed legislation to defund Planned Parenthood. A federal judge blocked the law, but the state’s attorney general says he will defend the controversial statute. We asked <a href="http://www.wbez.org/staff/michael-puente" target="_blank">Michael Puente</a>, WBEZ’s reporter in Northwest Indiana, how the country’s most divisive issue came to the Hoosier state.</p><p><em>We want to know your thoughts on our weeklong </em><a href="herethere" target="_self">Here, There</a> <em>series on </em><em>abortion. To weigh in</em><em>, call</em> <em>our 24-hour hotline at <strong>312.948.4880</strong></em> <em>or email us at worldview@wbez.org. </em></p></p> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-08/here-there-indiana-becomes-ground-zero-us-abortion-battle-89997