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Anti-Choice Ethics Director Strategizes Sting Operations Against Abortion Providers

Burke Balch, director of the National Right to Life Committee's Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics, at the 2009 National Right to Life Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

According to statements made at a recent conference attended by RH Reality Check, the National Right to Life Committee plans to perform stings of abortion clinics, while also pushing for an expansion of the laws that govern abortion to allow third parties to sue the clinics in civil court for alleged violations.

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Turnout Thin for Lila Rose ‘March on Media’

"You should join us!" Lila Rose (above) told RH Reality Check.

“You should join us!” the founder of the anti-choice video group told RH Reality Check at a “march on media” rally in Washington, D.C., on Thursday that saw 150 or so people.

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Will Live Action Threaten the Provider-Patient Relationship in Abortion Care?

I fear that a possible consequence of these Live Action videos may be a chilling effect on the free and open conversation between clinic staff and patients that is such an important part of abortion care.

I fear that a possible consequence of these Live Action videos may be a chilling effect on the free and open conversation between clinic staff and patients that is such an important part of abortion care.

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Live Action Blows Another “Undercover” Mission

A Live Action member posing as an abortion clinic owner in a Planned Parenthood clinic Video capture

It must be almost election day, the “stings” are coming out.

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Arizona Attorney General Determines Live Action’s Claims Have No Merit

Attorney General Tom Horne. (img src)

Despite the group’s claim that the clinics “intended” to break an Arizona law against sex-selection abortion, the state says there is no evidence of a crime.

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Lila Rose and Live Action Decline to Respond to Questions About “Gotcha” Video, Failure of PRENDA

While researching PRENDA, RH Reality Check reached out to Lila Rose’s PR representative with some questions about her video and the pending legislation. And we got… crickets.

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Wisconsin Set to Overturn Healthy Youth Act in Favor of Abstinence-Only Programming

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The change would effectively open the floodgates for abstinence only programs to implement curricula in Wisconsin if a school board so chooses.

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The War on Sex Ed Targets Planned Parenthood, Women and Homosexuals

In preparation for what may eventually be another Lila Rose grainy expose trumpeted by the Right, it’s helpful to brush up on where millions and millions of tax-dollars are going to pay for sex “education:” ineffective and stigmatizing abstinence-only-until marriage programs.

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Morning Roundup: Research Says Sonograms Don’t Change Women’s Minds

Sonograms don’t prevent abortions, former PP clinic manager joins Live Action, listen to an interview with Cecile Richards, and a roundup of columns on the “war on women.”

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Attention Ladies: John Boehner Wants to be Your Pimp

After years of wandering in the desert, trying to figure out why Republicans are and have been so hell-bent on controlling our bodies, it suddenly dawned on me.  John Boehner and the House GOP want to be your pimp.

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