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Casey Smith

Casey Smith

A lifelong Hoosier, Casey Smith is a reporter for the Indiana Capital Chronicle. She previously reported on the Indiana Legislature for The Associated Press. She holds a master’s degree in investigative reporting and narrative science writing from the University of California/Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She previously earned degrees in journalism, anthropology and Spanish from Ball State University, where she now serves as an instructor of journalism.

Indiana governor signs near-total abortion ban

By: - August 7, 2022

Indiana’s governor signed into law late Friday a Republican-backed bill that will ban virtually all abortions in the state, making it the first to enact abortion-restricting legislation since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The ban takes effect on Sept. 15, at which point Indiana will have one of the most restrictive abortion laws in […]