Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded approximately 1.5 million dollars in teen pregnancy prevention funding to three anti-choice organizations, Obria Group, the Women’s Care Center of Erie County, and Bethany Christian Services. All three groups are known to have a history of misrepresenting sexual health information, and two of the […]
Maloney and Bonamici Introduce the Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women’s Healthcare Services Act
Today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Rep. Suzanna Bonamici (D-OR) introduced legislation called the Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women’s Healthcare Services Act to combat fake pregnancy centers and false advertisement of reproductive and family planning services. “No one should have to question that the person they are seeking medical advice from is actually a doctor […]
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Anti-Abortion Fake Clinics
This week, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a California law requiring that anti-abortion, fake health centers provide women with complete and accurate information about abortion.
Anti-Choice Group Asks SCOTUS to Review New York City’s CPC Regulations
The New York City law immediately became a target after it passed in 2011.
Google Removes Misleading Crisis Pregnancy Center Ads
Google has removed deceptive crisis pregnancy center (CPC) advertisements from its search engine results when users seek information about abortion services.
Federal Appeals Court Reinstates CPC Regulation in New York City
A three-judge panel from the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reinstated part of a 2011 law Friday that requires Crisis Pregnancy Centers, known as CPCs or fake clinics, to disclose whether or not a licensed medical professional works on-site at the facility
It’s CPC Week of Action: Feminist Majority Foundation and NARAL Are Taking on Fake Clinics
Young pro-choice supporters on college campuses around the country have planned activities aimed at exposing the lies that CPCs spread to put women’s health at risk.
Crisis of Deception: Fake Clinics Spread Misinformation on the Federal Dime
The powerful House Appropriations Labor Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee conducted hearings on its FY 2010 spending bill. President Obama has made his intentions clear. The President’s FY 2010 budget calls for a return to science-based initiatives and an end to federal funding for abstinence-only education programs. The question is will Congress follow his […]