Posts Tagged ‘CPC’

Christian anti-abortion group sues government for taxpayer funding

Posted on: November 30th, 2012 by Sofia Resnick 1 Comment

Should taxpayer funds be used to help a “Christ centered ministry” buy and renovate a building in which it will offer Bible instruction and other services aimed at preventing abortion? (more…)

Jobs for Christians

Posted on: April 24th, 2012 by Sofia Resnick 16 Comments

If you want to help carry out the anti-abortion mission of the taxpayer-funded Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center, you have to be a Christian. (more…)

Ongoing study shows ultrasounds do not have direct impact on abortion decision

Posted on: February 6th, 2012 by Sofia Resnick 3 Comments

Last week, Virginia became the latest state to consider mandating ultrasounds for all women who want an abortion. But as more states inject mandatory ultrasound policies into their abortion laws, a group of scientists is attempting to influence the debate with new research showing that ultrasounds, while useful and informative, do not directly influence a woman’s decision to have an abortion, at least not in most cases. The research team has also found evidence of instances when anti-abortion pregnancy centers have misdiagnosed how far along a woman is in her pregnancy, potentially in an effort to delay or prevent an abortion. (more…)

NARAL report claims some Massachusetts CPCs mislead

Posted on: November 14th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick No Comments

In an ongoing project to shine more light on pregnancy centers that counsel women out of having abortions -– commonly known as “crisis pregnancy centers,” or CPCs –- NARAL Pro-Choice America’s Massachusetts affiliate has uncovered evidence that CPCs throughout the Bay State have, in some cases, provided women with faulty information to encourage them to carry their pregnancies to term. (more…)

‘Choose Life’ license plates coming to New York

Posted on: November 10th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick No Comments

After seven years fighting off custom-made license plates with an anti-abortion-rights message, the state of New York was ordered by a federal judge to allow a nonprofit to order “Choose Life” plates, reports the Associated Press. (more…)

Boise crisis pregnancy center and Planned Parenthood clinic now neighbors

Posted on: November 8th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick No Comments

UPDATED Nov. 11, with additions to the list of services offered* by Stanton Healthcare

A Planned Parenthood clinic in Boise, Idaho, has a new neighbor, Stanton Healthcare, which identifies itself as a “life-affirming medical clinic … specializing in unexpected pregnancy care” but offers similar services to anti-abortion centers commonly known as “crisis pregnancy centers,” or CPCs. (more…)

Bachmann, Santorum use public appearances to talk abortion

Posted on: October 5th, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments

Though all of the current Republican presidential hopefuls have touted their pro-life stances in recent months, perhaps none have been as vocal as Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum. (more…)

Bachmann, faith community renew call to not settle

Posted on: October 4th, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments

Image by Matt MahurinDES MOINES — Social conservatives shouldn’t settle for a moderate Republican nominee, presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says, because there’s no question President Obama will be defeated in 2012. (more…)