05 Aug '11, 12am

San Francisco Attacks Crisis Pregnancy Centers

San Francisco Attacks Crisis Pregnancy Centers

After the disappointing news that a New York judge had blocked a city law that was intended to force crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) to accurately advertise their services , it’s heartening to see that another city is creating measures to force CPCs to be honest with their clients about the services they provide. San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors passed a bill which makes it illegal for CPCs to advertise falsely about their pregnancy-related services. Dennis Herrera, the San Francisco city attorney, has also written to First Resort, a local CPC, asking them to correct ads which imply that the center provides abortion services or referrals. Crisis pregnancy centers are facilities that appear to offer advice to pregnant women about all of their options, including abortion. But once inside, CPC staff use counseling, propaganda, guilt and shame to convince women that having...

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