WBEZ | abortion pill http://www.wbez.org/tags/abortion-pill Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Pence signs bill for tighter abortion pill rules http://www.wbez.org/news/pence-signs-bill-tighter-abortion-pill-rules-106933 <p><p>INDIANAPOLIS &mdash; Planned Parenthood officials say they anticipate a court challenge to a bill signed into law by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence that tightens the state&#39;s regulations on distribution of the abortion pill.</p><p>The governor&#39;s office says Pence on Wednesday signed the bill that cleared the Republican-dominated Legislature last month. The new law will also require clinics that provide only drug-induced abortions to meet the same standards as clinics that perform surgical abortions.</p><p>The law&#39;s opponents contend the restrictions are aimed at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Lafayette that&#39;s the only site in the state providing the abortion pill but not surgical abortions.</p><p>Planned Parenthood of Indiana president Betty Cockrum says the law is meant to chip away at women&#39;s access to abortion, She says a lawsuit is &quot;very likely.&quot;</p></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 14:14:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/news/pence-signs-bill-tighter-abortion-pill-rules-106933