In what many believe should serve as a nationwide precedent, the Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence, signed a bill this week to make it a State law that aborted babies must be buried or cremated.
The new law comes in the wake of the exposure of the cottage industry of clinics and bio-medical companies profiting from selling tissue, body parts and organs from fetuses, with particular focus on Planned Parenthood officials discussing the issue with undercover journalists.
The legislation, known as the aborted fetal remains bill (SEA 329), sets out strict guidelines with regards to how facilities that offer abortions must dispose of the remains.
The bill states that the pregnant woman to choose to pay for one of the two sanctioned forms of disposal, after it came to light that the Indianapolis Planned Parenthood clinic was disposing of aborted babies down a drain into the sewer system – literally flushing them down the toilet.
The legislation effectively states that aborted babies should be treated in the same fashion as miscarried babies.