Of the work I’ve had the privilege of applying myself to, chairing the Backline Board of Directors makes me proudest. During my tenure on the Board, Backline has gone from a small organization still recovering from the shutdown of the Talkline, to a robust organization with staff and volunteers … [Read more...] about Boardies in the House!
It’s been nearly two months since opening remarks were given in the appeals trial of Purvi Patel - a 33-year-old South Asian woman who was turned over to police by her doctor after seeking medical attention for a pregnancy loss. Convicted of feticide and neglect of a dependent by the state of … [Read more...] about Purvi Patel’s Feticide Conviction: Overturned!
Building on the momentum of abortion rights victories in Texas, Florida, and Indiana, our All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center gave us one more reason to celebrate recently. On July 1, our Hoosier Abortion Fund expanded to provide statewide abortion funding to ALL residents of Indiana! Want to get … [Read more...] about Our Hoosier Abortion Fund is Statewide in Indiana!
Some of you may recognize Matt as one of the folks featured in our #AllOptionsPapas Father's Day campaign from earlier this month and now, he's the focus of our Talkline Advocate Spotlight! Matt's a part of our Hoosier team of advocates and has been fiercely dedicated to providing incredible support … [Read more...] about Talkline Advocate Spotlight: Matt S!
Moments ago, federal Judge Tanya Walton Pratt, released her decision to stay a preliminary injunction brought forth by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky and the ACLU, temporarily delaying enactment of HB 1337 pending further review. HB 1337, which was set to go into effect on July 1, strips … [Read more...] about A Good Day for Hoosiers: Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Indiana’s HB 1377
Today, Backline and All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center celebrate the Supreme Court's decision to side with Whole Woman's Health and render Texas's HB 2 - a dangerous roadblock to legal abortion care - unconstitutional. Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt is a landmark victory for supporters of … [Read more...] about It’s Victory for Whole Woman’s Health & the People of Texas!
This Father’s Day, we’re celebrating the people in our lives and communities who know what it means to be #AllOptionsPapas - those who believe that everyone deserves access to open-hearted support and resources when it comes to parenting or making decisions about pregnancy, abortion, and adoption. … [Read more...] about Check out our #AllOptionsPapas Digital Postcards!
How were your last 96 hours, Backline fam? Ours were incredible! Four staff members spent the last four days in Houston, Texas attending the National Network of Abortion Funds Summit representing our Hoosier Abortion Fund. Over the weekend, we attended workshops focused on cross-community building, … [Read more...] about Backline & All-Options in Houston for the NNAF Summit!
It's time to meet another one of the amazing volunteer Radvocates who hold space and offer unconditional support on our national toll-free Talkline. This month we introduce K.C., who joined Backline in 2013 as part of the inaugural Bloomington Talkline Advocate team! How/when/why did you first get … [Read more...] about Talkline Advocate Spotlight: K.C.!
Why not Indiana? Indiana needs love! So often Indiana gets overlooked in conversations about reproductive justice, educational policies, social welfare programs, affordable health care, and so many other issues. Even among red states, Indiana is often forgotten. We believe that Hoosiers (and all … [Read more...] about Why Indiana?