A bill that would allow Wisconsin residents to order anti-choice “Choose Life” license plates for their vehicles, with part of the fee from each plate going to an anti-choice organization in the state, was passed by a senate committee on Thursday.
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A three-judge panel said in its decision that the specialty license plates, which help fund anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers in the state, violate the First Amendment.
Tens of thousands of dollars raised from sales of newly authorized “Choose Life” license plates in Texas will go to 13 crisis pregnancy centers and adoption agencies.
This week, some anti-choice efforts hit roadblocks, while pro-choice activists across the country fed off the momentum from Texas.
At least the donations would go to a group that actually exists.
The new proposal will even include annual fees for crisis pregnancy centers.
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Texas legislators faced with slashing education funds for children and safety net programs, have instead given “emergency” status to bills to restrict abortion care for women – even before the budget talks occur.