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Idaho “Double Ultrasound” Bill Passes Senate Panel

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Despite a lack of resolving the issue of offering free ultrasounds that don’t comply with the law, an Idaho senate committee is sending the bill for a full vote.

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Who Needs Planned Parenthood When There’s a “Care Center” Near?

Sometimes people need a reminder that there is more to reproductive health than caring for a pregnancy.

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When the State Mandates Anti-Choice Advocacy

An absolutely fascinating look at how Pennsylvania developed the first set of state-funded “crisis pregnancy centers.”

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Surprise! Crisis Pregnancy Centers Don’t Separate Education, Religion

The Texas Independent reports today on violations ranging from fire safety to client privacy in Texas’ many “alternatives to abortion” contractors.

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Maloney and Menendez Introduce Bill to End Deceptive Practices by Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) have introduced a bill entitled the “Stop Deceptive Advertising in Women’s Services Act” (SDAWS), which would crack down on clinics (so-called crisis pregnancy centers) which falsely advertise themselves as a honest providers of information and services for women facing unintended and untenable pregnancies.

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Court to Hear Arguments on South Dakota Abortion Restrictions on Monday

A judge will decide whether the nation’s longest waiting period will be put on hold until its constitutionality is ruled on.

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The Real Cost of Raising an Infant: Will Anti-Choicers Pay?

If only a container or two of fomula and a box of diapers really made a baby more affordable.

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Morning Roundup: CPC Signage Law in Maryland County Partially Struck Down

Judge rules that Montgomery County, MD, overstepped on signage requirement at crisis pregnancy centers, fetal pain bill struck down in Arkansas, North Dakota bishops make list of charities Catholics shouldn’t support, IRS set to become abortion police if H.R. 3 passes.

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New York City Reins In ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’

Earlier this month, the New York City Council passed a bill which requires limited service pregnancy centers, also known as crisis pregnancy centers, to disclose the services they do and don’t provide. These centers which are not health care facilities, have a history of lying to women and disseminating misinformation in service to their anti-abortion agenda.

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Testify: Washington Crisis Pregnancy Center Bill Receives Hearing

Today Washington State advocates for and against a bill mandating limited service pregnancy centers provide accurate, clear, honest and timely information about their services turned out by the hundreds. If the legislation passes, Washington State will become the first in the nation to legislate crisis pregnancy centers statewide.

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