It is not enough that over the past 40 years, Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, has terminated the lives of more than 6,800,000 babies — wreaking immeasurable harm of all kinds on our nation’s collective soul.

Now, it seems, the organization wants to shield itself from accountability and transparency, as shown by its latest effort to dismiss and challenge new safety regulations.

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The group last week joined forces with the American Civil Liberties Union to overturn Indiana Senate Bill 340, which requires annual clinic inspections of abortion facilities and increased reporting requirements when patients experience complications from an abortion.

As much as abortion advocates like to term the life-ending act a medical “procedure,” they’re now crying foul over site inspections and patient reporting and want a different set of rules from other individuals and places that perform medical “procedures.”

Senate Bill 340 was signed into law late last month. The teeth-gnashing has begun.

The law requires annual inspections of abortion facilities and increased reporting requirements, but it also includes language to help ensure abortion facilities are reporting suspected abuse, whether by a partner, parent, or human trafficker, according to

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Medical providers routinely ask if a patient feels safe in the environment –– and must report any suspected abuse to the proper authorities. So why should abortion providers be any different? Yet look at the ACLU’s view of this.

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“Once again Indiana politicians are barging into the exam room with irrational demands and intrusive requirements,” said Jane Henegar, executive director of ACLU of Indiana, in a press release on April 23, 2018.

“Indiana politicians are in a race to be the most extreme in the nation, as they find new and reprehensible ways to block women from getting abortions and shame and punish those who do,” she added. “SEA 340 singles out women and their health providers, shames women for their personal medical decisions, and threatens their doctors with criminal penalties.”

LifeZette reached out to Henegar to ask her to elaborate on the ACLU’s claims that Senate Bill 340 is “burdening abortion patients and their medical providers.”

“The language is so vague that it is impossible to determine what is or is not covered, despite the fact that failure to properly comply with the statute may, after July 1, 2018, lead to licensing consequences, and will, in 2019, be a crime,” Henegar said by email. “This vagueness offends due process and is thus unconstitutional.”

So much for transparency, even when a woman’s health is at issue. One might be hard-pressed to find a patient who undergoes any medical procedure yet who didn’t want the truth about risks –– and accurate reporting of complications experienced by other patients.

In response to further questions, Henegar replied, “The definition of ‘complication’ includes matters that are not considered complications at all, as well as complications that are not likely to occur at all after abortions, but are more likely for other medical procedures. Imposing these requirements only concerning abortion procedures, which have been proven to be extremely safe with few complications, is irrational. All of this violates due process and equal protection.”

“Abortion is always deadly for a child, and never ‘safe’ for women, despite what the abortion lobby claims,” Lila Rose, president and founder of Live Action, a pro-life advocacy group, told LifeZette. “Abortionists are loath to report the risks associated with abortion, or the casualties or complications of abortion procedures.”

The new law in Indiana, she added, “provides some basic protections for women’s health and safety.”

Mike Fichter, president and CEO of Indiana Right to Life, agreed with that.

“Indiana’s new law … brings needed transparency to the abortion industry. Planned Parenthood likes to claim that abortions never harm women. If that was the case, why do they oppose this common-sense law? Their lawsuit begs the question: Does Planned Parenthood have something to hide?” he said in a press release.

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Fichter added, “Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit is sadly predictable. Almost every time Indiana lawmakers pass legislation to protect women’s health and safety, the abortion giant runs to activist judges to block the laws.”

And let’s not forget those lawyers who regularly invoke the phrases “due process” and “equal protection,” except on behalf of the vulnerable unborn — the babies still in the womb.

Elizabeth Economou is a former CNBC staff writer and adjunct professor. Follow her on Twitter.