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Top Democrat Feels Abortion Should Remain a Right

(La Porte County, IN) - La Porte County Democratic Party Chairman Dr. Vidya Kora says he's not in favor of abortion personally but feels it should remain a choice.


The U.S. Supreme Court decided today to overturn Roe vs. Wade, a law enacted in 1973 that gave women the Constitutional right to an abortion.


Kora, who has a medical practice in Michigan City, said as a medical doctor, he feels abortion should be kept to a minimum. However, he feels women should have the choice given the various factors that go into such a decision, like one's faith and the health of the mother and unborn child.


"It's a decision that should be left to the individual, their families in consultation with their physicians and their faith. It's very private, and it's a very difficult decision some families have to make," Kora said.

Kora also said the decision is a case of government overreach.


"For the government to intrude into this when there was an established law that was there for 50 years, I don't think it was a good thing for the country. It is very divisive, and I'm frankly disappointed," he said.

Reports indicate that half of the American states could impose severe restrictions on abortion, limiting a woman's right to choose. Kora is concerned Indiana's abortion law will similarly be too restrictive because Republicans largely control the state. 

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