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!
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!
Ever wonder what it's like at our All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center? Check out this short film by director Yoruba Richen, featured on New York Magazine's The Cut! … [Read more...] about All-Options: the first full-spectrum pregnancy center in the U.S.!
by Shantae Johnson This post is a part of the Strong Families Mamas Day 2014 blog series and was originally posted on the Western States Center blog. Shantae is a doula, breastfeeding advocate, mother to six, and a board member of Backline. “Freedom is not given; it is won.” -A. Phillip Randolph on … [Read more...] about Becoming BRAVE
These are the remarks of our Executive Director, Parker Dockray, who was honored to be one of the testifiers at the January 29th service, Hope Moving Us Forward: 41 Years of Roe. When I was first asked to speak here tonight, I was a little nervous. I'm not really a church service kind of girl. I … [Read more...] about Reflecting on Roe: Promise & Possibility
Welcome to the latest edition of "Backline Love," where we post Q&As with some of the people in the movement we love most. This month we are thrilled to introduce Alissa Perrucci, PhD MPH, who is Counseling and Administrative Manager at Women's Options Center and author of Decision Assessment … [Read more...] about Backline Love: Alissa Perrucci
Introducing a new monthly segment on our blog called "Backline Love," in which we post Q&As with some of the people in the movement we love most. Kicking things off is Poonam Dreyfus-Pai, who is a full-spectrum doula, researcher, and co-director of the Bay Area Doula Project - and also … [Read more...] about Backline Love: Poonam Dreyfus-Pai
Some lawyers are unable to watch procedurals like Law and Order or CSI without screaming at the television. My particular vice is AMC's post-apocalyptic zombie horror series The Walking Dead, and lately it's getting harder to watch without getting annoyed at the misinformation. Yes, yes, I know it's … [Read more...] about Reproductive Justice in the Time of Zombies