Ford Responds to Senate Passage of SB 1

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the excessive Republican majority voted to pass an extreme near-total ban on abortion. State Senator JD Ford (D-Indianapolis)  issued the following statement following the passage of SB 1: “I am deeply disappointed that the majority chose to pass Senate Bill (SB) 1. They [...]

2022-08-01T15:15:40-04:00August 1st, 2022|

Ford Reacts to Proposed Senate Republican Abortion Legislation

INDIANAPOLIS—On Wednesday, Republican Senators outlined their plans to restrict abortion and which committee it will be assigned to. State Senator J.D. Ford (D-Indianapolis) offered the following statement: “The legislation the supermajority offered today is extreme and way out of step with Hoosiers. The legislation offers [...]

2022-07-20T16:43:35-04:00July 20th, 2022|

Ford Statement on Supreme Court Overriding Roe v. Wade

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the United States Supreme Court released a ruling overturning Roe v. Wade and nearly 50 years of precedent. The ruling will lead to states like Indiana considering legislation to strictly regulate abortion. State Senator J.D. Ford (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement: “I am [...]

2022-06-24T11:35:09-04:00June 24th, 2022|

Ford Offers Support for Governor Holcomb’s veto of HB 1041

INDIANAPOLIS- Yesterday, Governor Eric Holcomb vetoed HB 1041, legislation that would have banned transgender girls from playing K-12 girls' sports. State Senator J.D. Ford (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement in support of the Governor’s veto: “I want to thank Governor Holcomb for his veto of HB [...]

2022-03-22T10:50:27-04:00March 22nd, 2022|

Ford Statement on the Senate passage of HB 1247

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, the Senate passed HB 1247, which would require the statewide child fatality review to include additional details on child fatalities, such as whether the child was in residential care or on a trial home visit. Senator J.D Ford (D-Indianapolis) is a sponsor of the [...]

2022-03-01T16:40:34-05:00March 1st, 2022|

Ford Statement on the Senate passage of HB 1041

INDIANAPOLIS—On Monday, HB 1041—legislation that would ban transgender girls from playing in girls’ K-12 sports teams — passed out of the Senate. State Senator J.D Ford (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement in response: “Today, I was disappointed and heartbroken to see HB 1041 advance here [...]

2022-03-01T16:32:34-05:00March 1st, 2022|
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