When a federal judge ruled earlier this month that Elgin, Illinois, is permanently blocked from enforcing a provision of its zoning regulations that had blocked an anti-abortion “ultrasound bus,” he did more than just open the possibility of more crisis pregnancy centers on wheels to pop up.
According to NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia and NARAL Pro-Choice America, the groups that released the audio, the recordings suggest that CPCs have one agenda: advocating against abortion and birth control, regardless of
a patient’s circumstances.
A Houston crisis pregnancy center’s director says she expects an “inevitable influx of clients” after the passage of HB 2, which will shut down the vast majority of legal abortion clinics in Texas. But that’s precisely what the bill’s proponents said would never happen.
A new report from the NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia Foundation shows that crisis pregnancy centers are misleading and in some cases obstructing patients from accessing abortion services, and they are doing so under the auspices of being sanctioned by the state.
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.
The governor had little problem using his veto pen on the state budget, but wouldn’t cross of any one of five anti-women, anti-health amendments.
“Moral Monday” events organized by the North Carolina NAACP and local clergy have brought together thousands of citizens to express growing discontent with the new conservative majority’s focus on tax breaks and handouts for the wealthy at the expense of social services.
The war on Planned Parenthood is now reaching epic proportions, as multiple states try to defund existing clinics and block new ones from opening.
The funding, which is usually used to provide medical care and contraceptive coverage for poor and uninsured women who do not qualify for Medicaid, would instead go to an umbrella group for about half of the state’s CPCs.
Spokespeople for the CPC, which shares a name similar to that of the reproductive health clinic, avoided giving a straight answer as to whether the next-door location was a coincidence or if it was intended to confuse patients on their way to the clinic.