Abortion is currently legal and available in Indiana.
The abortion ban is not scheduled to take effect until September 15, 2022. Learn more about local abortion options.
The expedited special session process denied the majority of Hoosiers the power to decide our abortion rights.
The ban passed the Senate on July 29.
The ban passed the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code on August 2.
The ban was passed through the House, concurred, and signed by the Governor on August 5.
The Indiana GOP has made a grievous and shameful decision to ban abortion - tell them you won't forget.
Sample script: My name is _____, I live in [city, town, district], and I oppose your abortion ban. Abortion bans are dangerous, harmful, and fail to represent the majority of Hoosiers like me.
Places with abortion restrictions are dangerous for pregnant people. Banning abortion will not improve our infant and maternal mortality rate, which is one of the highest in the country.
We must invest in Hoosier families by trusting and supporting people to make their own decisions. The right to decide if and when to parent is fundamental to our freedom.
I will be voting to remove you and your party from office.
ACTIONS & TRAININGS
Support the South Bend Abortion Clinic
Demand Indiana Keep Abortion Legal
The Indiana General Assembly plans to ban abortion during the special session (which started July 25). Contact your representative to demand that Indiana keep abortion legal.
Resources to contact your state representatives
Mini guide to discussing reproductive freedom with anyone
Resources, toolkits, events, and action to take to keep abortion legal in Indiana.
Learn more about the current experiences of people in Indiana seeking abortion care.
Urge National Politicians to Protect and Expand Abortion Access
The Biden-Harris administration and Congress have the power to expand and protect access through executive orders and changes to policy. We must continue to put pressure on people in power to do everything they can to ensure abortion is accessible for everyone.
Grow Your Advocacy at Home
Listen to people who have had abortions; these are perspectives we need to center. Support people who need abortions by donating and fundraising for Whole Woman's Health South Bend, the Hoosier Abortion Fund and the Repro Legal Defense Fund. Start at home and have a heart-to-heart conversation about abortion access with this free toolkit. Educate yourself on the movement for reproductive justice. Follow Rewire News Group for breaking legal analysis and learn how to spot misinformation about abortion in the media. Ready to act? Check out this guide for activist Do's and Dont's from Liberate Abortion.
Action: A free full day of training on abortion activism from movement leaders nationwide, no previous experience needed. There is also a watch guide with discussion questions and activities as a free pdf download.
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