Crisis Pregnancy Centers

reproductive rights

Anti-Choice Clinics Are Changing the Way They Operate to Qualify for Government Funding

Crisis pregnancy centers are offering more medical services so they can bill insurers and become eligible for federal family planning grants.
Garnet Henderson
1.15.19
birth control

‘Contraception Deserts’ Will Probably Get Worse If Trump's Birth Control Changes Go Through

Women already have a hard time getting birth control but people are bracing for things to get worse if changes to the country's family planning program are successful.
Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News
10.1.18
reproductive rights

Exclusive: Trump’s Head of Family Planning Compared Abortion to Slavery and the Holocaust

Diane Foley, who runs the federal family planning program known as Title X, was also critical of adoption as an option for women with unintended pregnancies, according to a Senate memo shared exclusively with Tonic.
Susan Rinkunas
7.5.18
the anti-science presidency

Trump’s New Head of Family Planning Is an Anti-Choice Extremist

As the former president and CEO of Life Network, Diane Foley used to run crisis pregnancy centers, which exist to convince women not to have abortions. Foley now has final say on which groups will be awarded Title X family planning grants.
Susan Rinkunas
6.5.18
Fighting Words

Trump’s Plan to 'Defund' Planned Parenthood Could Put Women’s Lives at Risk

The proposed change to the Title X family planning program is known as the "Protect Life Rule," which is deeply ironic as the policy shows little regard for the health and lives of the patients who rely on it.
Susan Rinkunas
5.18.18
END FORCED MOTHERHOOD

Yes, the Government Should Regulate Anti-Abortion Zealots Who Pose as Doctors

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that pits reproductive rights advocates against faith-based "crisis pregnancy centers," whose sole purpose is to talk women out of abortion, often through deceptive means.
Jex Blackmore
3.20.18
abortion

A State Health Board Is Finally Cracking Down On Fake Abortion Clinics

Lawmakers in King County, Washington just ruled that crisis pregnancy centers must inform women that they are not legitimate health care providers.
Sirin Kale
7.25.17
Broadly

How Anti-Abortion Zealots Pose as Medical Professionals to Trick Pregnant Women

Anti-abortion groups are opening fake clinics near actual reproductive health care providers across the country in an attempt to shame and scare women into staying pregnant.
Callie Beusman
5.30.17
reproductive rights

The Dangers of Treating Anti-Abortion Pseudoscience as 'Opinion'

This morning, the New York Times published a column by someone representing Human Coalition, which the paper fails to mention is an anti-abortion nonprofit that calls abortion "a human rights holocaust."
Kimberly Lawson
5.9.17
reproductive rights

This Satanic Temple Leader Is Blogging Her Abortion

Jex Blackmore, the director of the Detroit chapter of the Satanic Temple, started a blog to tell her abortion story and provide much-needed information about the process that no one talks about.
Gabby Bess
12.8.15
employee recommendations

This Week We Recommend: Donald Trump, Fancy Restaurants, and Marlboro Miles

There's no accounting for taste, but ours is exquisite. Here are our favorite things on the Internet this week.
Broadly Staff
8.21.15
News

Katha Pollitt Is Trying to Remove the Stigma of Abortion

"It's part of reproductive life and I think that we need to say that and stop saying it's the most agonizing decision a woman ever makes. Sometimes it is an agonizing decision, but a lot of times it's not."
Simon Davis
10.29.14
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