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Real Choice Teach-In

Each year, First Choice for Women, a pregnancy crisis center in Muncie, Indiana, holds a "Walk for Life." As a response, Muncie Resists has hosted teach-ins about crisis pregnancy centers and reproductive health.

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Abortion Laws in Indiana

Indiana has some of the most restrictive laws on abortions including the following:

  1. the requirement of an ultrasound, and the pregnant person must be given the option to view the ultrasound;

  2. pregnant persons MUST be counseled against abortion and then wait 18 hours before procedure;

  3. telemedicine can not be used to provide medication abortion;

  4. parental consent laws;

  5. state health plans under the Affordable Care Act can only cover abortion in case of life endangerment, severely compromised physical health, rape, or incest;

  6. a ban after 20 weeks except in cases of life or severely compromised physical health; and

  7. fetal tissue must be buried or cremated

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Where can you get an abortion in Indiana?

There are only 9 facilities where a person can receive an abortion in 2017. 96% of Indiana counties have no facilities.

Source: Jones RK, Witwer E and Jerman J, Abortion Incidence and Service Availability in the United States, 2017, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2019.

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Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky  —

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) brings more than 85 years of history providing reproductive health care and information in the Hoosier state and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

PPINK is an affiliate of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), the nation’s leading sexual and reproductive health care advocate and provider. Our skilled professionals provide confidential reproductive health care and comprehensive sexuality education.

Open Door, Muncie —

If you want safe and effective birth control methods, help planning a healthy pregnancy, or need information regarding STD prevention, testing or treatment, our Family Planning locations can help.

Open Door also offers Crisis Risk Counseling services for those who are high risk for contracting HIV. These services are confidential and counseling is provided in both group and one-on-one settings.

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What are crisis pregnancy centers?

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