Local observers and activists have guessed the banners were hung as part of the ongoing opposition to the building of a Planned Parenthood in New Orleans and to also coincide with Mardi Gras season.
Anti-choice activists claimed that the investigation was biased and politically motivated.
Americans United for Life, a national anti-choice organization, is stepping up its legislative activities in the state, along with other groups looking to end legal abortion.
In a decisive victory, the National Abortion Federation can now obtain a preliminary injunction blocking the Center for Medical Progress from releasing any further videos containing alleged stolen information.
I still believe that all people deserve access to the comprehensive reproductive health care that is right for them and their families, regardless of the edited videos being released by anti-choice organizations.
“The IWF has never taken a stance on abortion,” executive director Sabrina Schaeffer wrote in an email to RH Reality Check. Certainly, that is IWF’s public position. But RHRC has found that the IWF’s behind-the-scenes relationship with anti-choice groups contradicts what its spokespeople say.
The settlement is the latest in a string of litigation brought by the Alliance Defending Freedom over displaying graphic anti-abortion imagery on college campuses.
A new evidence-based report from the United Nations Population Fund recommends that “unnecessary restrictions on abortion should be removed and governments should provide access to safe abortion services.” The debate over abortion is now less about values and now a struggle between denialism and the facts.
A woman who wanted to terminate her pregnancy has had her abortion halted by the courts at the request of an anti-choice group.
The national antiabortion group, Susan B. Anthony List, is the recipient of a cool 50 grand courtesy of defeated U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave’s campaign fund.