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Boise CPC seeks to draw clients from neighboring Planned Parenthood, director says

By | 11.14.11 | 5:47 pm

Two weeks after moving next door to a Planned Parenthood clinic in Boise, Idaho, Stanton Healthcare, an anti-abortion center for women with unexpected pregnancies, is working on a plan to boost its clientele while simultaneously minimizing Planned Parenthood’s.

NARAL report claims some Massachusetts CPCs mislead

By | 11.14.11 | 2:16 pm

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 More…

‘Choose Life’ license plates coming to New York

By | 11.10.11 | 11:54 am

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.

Boise crisis pregnancy center and Planned Parenthood clinic now neighbors

By | 11.08.11 | 2:00 pm

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 More…

CPC network invites babies to Congress as part of political campaign

By | 10.05.11 | 11:21 am

Heartbeat International, one of the largest networks of crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) in the country, is inviting babies to Capitol Hill Thursday, as part of a political pro-CPC campaign dubbed “Babies Go to Congress,” according to Christian Newswire.

Bachmann, Santorum use public appearances to talk abortion

By | 10.05.11 | 11:14 am | More from The Florida Independent

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.

South Dakota anti-abortion-rights legal fund supported by mostly out-of-state donors

By | 09.26.11 | 12:43 pm

A fund created by the South Dakota Legislature in 2005 to defend a controversial anti-abortion-rights bill introduced that year is largely bankrolled by out-of-state donors, some of whom proclaim to be employees of Jesus, reports the Argus Leader.

While Texas CPCs get more money, welfare programs they refer to are cut

By | 09.21.11 | 4:55 pm

As The American Independent has reported, Texas’ six-year-old Alternatives to Abortion program has consistently received increases in state funding, while organizations that provide reproductive-health and family-planning services for the uninsured has steadily decreased. This year, the state Legislature did more than cut family-planning funding, however. It also cut More…

As Texas cuts family-planning funding, more goes to crisis-pregnancy services

By | 09.20.11 | 10:19 am

Image by Matt MahurinWith presidential hopeful Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s blessing, as of this month, Texas women’s health clinics and hospitals that provide medical and reproductive health services to low-income, uninsured women across the state have collectively lost approximately $74 million in state funding. Meanwhile, a state network of crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs)

MLK memorial unveiling prompts strategy session for anti-abortion rights groups

By | 08.25.11 | 12:19 pm

This weekend, the nation’s capital will be host to many celebrations of the late Martin Luther King, Jr., who 48 years ago led a policy-changing civil rights march on the National Mall. National anti-abortion rights groups in turn are using King’s legacy — and brand-new memorial — as an More…