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Federal Appeals Court Reverses Block on Baltimore’s CPC ‘Truth-in-Advertising’ Law

A federal appeals court ruled a lower court was wrong when it blocked a Baltimore law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to disclose that they are not actual medical facilities.

A federal appeals court ruled a lower court was wrong when it blocked a Baltimore law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to disclose that they are not actual medical facilities.

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Appeals Court To Revisit “Truth in Advertising” CPC Rule In Baltimore

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The city council calls it telling the truth.  The religious backers call it freedom of speech.  Now a federal judge will weigh in.

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In Maryland, Free Speech Protects the Right of Crisis Pregnancy Centers to Lie to Women: An Analysis of the Baltimore CPC Case

In clinics nationwide, young women — mostly poor women — are lured into so-called “crisis pregnancy centers” which falsely advertise themselves as health clinics, but which are anything but. These crisis pregnancy centers are often set up and run by Catholic churches, which, for obvious reasons, doesn’t bode well for any woman seeking information about contraception or terminating a pregnancy.  Instead of offering counseling about a woman’s choices, these CPCs steer women towards a right-wing, anti-choice agenda, using Jesus and guilt as weapons.

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City of Baltimore and Reproductive Rights Group to Appeal Decision on Pregnancy Crisis Centers

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the City of Baltimore announced on Saturday that they will immediately appeal a court decision involving a legal challenge to a new city ordinance that demands truth in advertising from crisis pregnancy centers in Baltimore. 

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City of Baltimore and Center for Reproductive Rights Ask for CPC Case Dismissal

The City of Baltimore asks the court to dismiss the Archbishop and Center for Pregnancy Concerns’s case regarding crisis pregnancy centers posting truthful signs.

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Limited Services Pregnancy Center Sues County Over Truth in Advertising Law

Montgomery County, Maryland, is being sued by a limited service pregnancy center over a a truth in advertising disclosure law.

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(VIDEO) Baltimore’s Pregnancy Ministries Must Now Disclose Their True Mission. And They Don’t Like It

Baltimore City compels local pregnancy ministries to post signs about their services, allowing women to make informed choices about whether they want evangelistic help or a gynecologist.

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Austin City Council Considering “Truth in Advertising” Ordinance for CPCs

The city of Austin, Texas is considering passing an ordinance to require so-called crisis pregnancy centers to post a notice that they do not provide birth control, abortion services or referrals to abortion providers.

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Baltimore City Council Passes Crisis Pregnancy Center Accountability Bill

“Crisis pregnancy” centers in Baltimore must now display signs stating they do not provide abortions or birth-control referrals under a measure approved by the City Council Monday night and thought to be the first of its kind in the nation.”

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