U.S. Justice Dept. to defend Indian Health Service workers who perform abortions
IHS medical professionals receive promise of federal legal protection in states where abortion may be banned.
WASHINGTON — Medical professionals who work for the Indian Health Service (IHS) are receiving assurances from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that they will be defended if they perform abortion services in states where abortion is or may become illegal as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June Dobbs decision.
Senior Biden administration …