Abortion Access Restored in Indiana Court temporarily blocks abortion ban that took effect September 15 09.22.22 — (PRESS RELEASE) Today, an Indiana circuit court granted a request from abortion providers and a pregnancy resource center to temporarily block abortion ban … [Read more...] about Press Release: Abortion Access Restored in Indiana
Press Release: All-Options & Abortion Providers File Suit to Stop Indiana’s Abortion Ban
Health Care Providers and Pregnancy Resource Center File Suit to Stop Indiana's Abortion Ban The abortion ban is set to take effect on September 15 and would effectively eliminate all abortion access in the state INDIANAPOLIS, IN - On Tuesday, August 30, 2022, Whole Woman's Health Alliance, … [Read more...] about Press Release: All-Options & Abortion Providers File Suit to Stop Indiana’s Abortion Ban
Two Years of Contact-Free Diaper Support
At All-Options, we have been reflecting on the impact of the still-present pandemic that threw a wrench into all our lives two years ago. Our Center Manager Jess Marchbank shares her reflections on these transformative changes: Like so many of you, I have been spending the last couple of months … [Read more...] about Two Years of Contact-Free Diaper Support
Press Release: All-Options & Whole Woman’s Health Alliance File Suit Against Indiana
PRESS RELEASE: Abortion Provider and Pregnancy Resource Center Challenge Indiana Abortion Restrictions; Indiana lawsuit follows similar court challenges in Texas and Virginia INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Today, Whole Woman’s Health Alliance and All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center filed suit as co- … [Read more...] about Press Release: All-Options & Whole Woman’s Health Alliance File Suit Against Indiana
Purvi Patel’s Feticide Conviction: Overturned!
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!
A Good Day for Hoosiers: Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Indiana’s HB 1377
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
Talkline Advocate Spotlight: K.C.!
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?
RJ & Radical Support in Indiana
by Shelly Dodson, Backline Program Director My journey at Backline started out as an amazing volunteer experience, when I first became a Talkline Advocate in 2007. In the past seven years, I’ve had the honor of talking with hundreds of people from all across the country and the opportunity to train … [Read more...] about RJ & Radical Support in Indiana
Why I love Backline, and why you should too
The following is an excerpt of a wonderful post from Girl in Solstice, blog of Indiana-based Backline Advocate, Rachel Ronquillo Gray. What is Backline? I’m glad you ask. Backline is a non-profit organization that promotes non-judgmental, unbiased and unconditional support for people in all their … [Read more...] about Why I love Backline, and why you should too