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.
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.
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.
Oral sex and head and neck cancer, Baltimore CPC law is struck down, parental notification in New Mexico, making judicial bypass harder on teens, and a cosponsor of the “it’s not rape unless you’re forced” bill says they didn’t mean it that way.
More families are going hungry, the NYC Council will vote on requiring CPCs to disclose they are not health care facilities, CRR takes the FDA to court, and more.
New York’s city council debates regulating so called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers,” requiring them to post signs stating they do not offer abortion services or referrals.
Republicans don’t have the votes to repeal health care reform, but they are determined to fight it every step of the way. Also, exploring how Crisis Pregnancy Center’s deceit can flare into violence.
Crisis pregnancy centers, Christine O’Donnell, condoms and concussions. This week’s Weekly Pulse is brought to you by the letter C.
Anti-choicers thrive on deceit to further their agenda. A look at crisis pregnancy centers who are forced to tell the truth, and unpacking the myths about health care reform.
Like Maryland and Austin, New York City will also try passing a city ordinance saying crisis pregnancy centers must advertise they do not provide or refer for abortions.