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Supreme Court Won't Hear Crisis Pregnancy Center Case

AP | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a portion of a New York City law aimed at regulating crisis pregnancy centers that are run b...

Inside The Dark, Misleading World Of 'Crisis Pregnancy Centers'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women

Some women looking for abortions are being misdirected to "clinics" that have no intention of providing them with such a service. "Misconception," ...

Google Cracks Down On Misleading Anti-Abortion Ads

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 04.29.2014 | Technology

Women searching Google for family planning resources will no longer be shown deceptive advertisements from organizations trying to talk women out of a...

Reading the Data on Declining Abortion Rates

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

When I began work on my book, I spoke with women like me who had had no access to safe and legal abortion. Our stories are of trips in strange cars, blindfolded and defenseless, to kitchen-table abortions performed by untrained criminals. But soon I began hearing equally distressing stories from young women today.

Chris Christie and Bridgegate: Two Things Leaders Should Learn

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

For whatever reason, we generally take a very casual approach to email -- which is a huge mistake. We say private things, criticize people and otherwise write emails thinking they will never been seen publicly. Nothing could be further from the truth.

What I Learned Undercover at a Crisis Pregnancy Center

Caitlin Bancroft | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Caitlin Bancroft

I wasn't considering abortion. I wasn't considering adoption, or parenting, or childcare. I wasn't even pregnant, and I definitely wasn't scared -- at least not at first.

Laura Bassett

State-Funded Pregnancy Centers Talk Women Out Of Using Birth Control, Condoms

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

When a woman walked into a state-funded "crisis pregnancy center" in Manassas, Va., this summer and told the counselor she might be pregnant, she was ...

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Should Level With Women

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

CPCs are a nationwide tactic of the anti-choice movement. Some CPCs masquerade as legitimate health clinics to lure unsuspecting women through their doors. They were created for the specific purpose of persuading women not to have abortions.

Why a Pro-Choice Activist Went to a Crisis Pregnancy Clinic (and What She Found There)

Sarah Erdreich | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Sarah Erdreich

"Want to go to a crisis pregnancy clinic?" I asked my husband one night during my first trimester of pregnancy. "No," he said flatly. "Why would we?"

San Francisco Makes History In The Fight For Women's Rights

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.09.2012 | San Francisco

A San Francisco ordinance banning "misleading" advertising at pro-life pregnancy centers held up under a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality on ...

Why Apple Needs to Fix Siri

Nancy Keenan | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology
Nancy Keenan

NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation will make sure that Apple follws through—and that Siri learns to recognize the difference between a comprehensive, women's health center and an anti-choice CPC.

'Crisis' Pregnancy Center Sues San Francisco Over Controversial New Law

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.17.2012 | San Francisco

Following a San Francisco Board of Supervisors decision banning crisis pregnancy centers from engaging in what it deemed, "false or misleading adverti...

Weekly Pulse: 911 Is a Joke (Because It's Broke)

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger As the Great Blizzard of 2010 blanketed New York City, most residents were blissfully unaware that th...

Weekly Pulse: Bloomberg Shaking up Soda Pop with Politics

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is asking the USDA to approve a pilot program that would preve...

Weekly Pulse: The New Hunger Epidemic, Making CPCs Come Clean, and Smoking Hipsters

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger As some Americans obsess over whether to brine or deep-fry their Thanksgiving turkeys, others are goi...

Weekly Pulse: Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Christine O'Donnell, Condoms, and Concussions

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) in New York City may soon have to level with the public about their ...

Baltimore Becomes First City in US to Require Crisis Pregnancy Centers to Admit They Don't Provide Abortion

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

A new law took effect earlier this year in Baltimore compelling Christian pregnancy ministries to post signs that say that they do not provide or refer for birth control or abortion.

Pro-Life Pretense

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Obama's still-to-be released common ground agenda in the abortion conflict is already having a profound and largely overlooked effect: it has exposed deep fault lines in the pro-life movement.

What if Congress Says "Know" to Abstinence-Only Funding

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

After thirteen years and more than a billion dollars, the budget axe is raised over abstinence-until-marriage programs.

A Crisis of Deception: Crisis Pregnancy Centers, A Special Report

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

A government report found that not only do abstinence-only education programs fail to delay the onset of sexual activity, its students are more likely to think condoms don't help prevent STI's.

Dollars for Deception: How Taxpayer Dollars Support Fake Clinics

Katherine Spillar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katherine Spillar

One particularly odious proposed change to HHS regulations would make it even harder than it already is for poor women to get abortions -- or even contraception.