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    San Fran Leaders Attack Pregnancy Centers That Don't Offer Abortion

    City leaders in San Francisco have launched an attack on local pregnancy care centers, alleging that they engage in false advertising by leading women to believe they provide abortions at their clinics. City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Malia Cohen introduced legislation last week that would make it illegal for … More

    Tele-med Abortions No Route to Making Abortion Either Safe or Rare

    A new study says the growing practice of tele-medicine abortions, in which women are prescribed abortion-inducing medications without having a physician present, is “safe and successful”—but that declaration is dangerously deceitful. The truth is that at least 3,534 women have been mildly to fatally affected by the pill in question, … More

    New York Pregnancy Care Centers Saved

    Fortunately for New York City’s pregnancy care centers, a politically motivated ordinance slated to take effect in mid-July was declared “unconstitutionally vague” by a federal district judge. The ruling is a victory for volunteer organizations and freedom of speech. The court order will keep the city from fining pregnancy centers … More

    AUL Report Urges Planned Parenthood Investigation

    Members of Congress are vowing to hold Planned Parenthood accountable for its use of taxpayer funding in the wake of a new report from Americans United for Life. Representatives Renee Ellmers (R–NC) and Randy Hultgren (R–IL) invited AUL President and CEO Charmaine Yoest to Capitol Hill yesterday for a news … More

    Congress Called to Action on Planned Parenthood

    Planned Parenthood Federation of America has gotten itself into a bunch of trouble this year. It all started with the a series of Live Action videos revealing the willingness of several Planned Parenthood affiliates to clandestinely assist sex-traffickers exploiting minor girls. Now documented misuse of federal health care and family … More

    A Culture War Against Conservative Women

    Injecting conservative values into the cultural mainstream is a battle, especially for women’s issues in popular, female-geared media like magazines. Liberal ideology has attracted the female presidential vote—and the female magazine—for years. For most of these crusaders and publications, “women’s issues” comes down to one issue: abortion. As freshman Representative … More

    The International Abortion War On Girls

    You  might be surprised to find out where sex-selective abortion in China and other Asian countries began. A new book on sex-selection abortions, a practice The Economist magazine memorably labeled “gendercide,” examines the astonishing worldwide dimensions of this problem. What’s more, the book, written by a feminist author, demonstrates how … More

    It Takes a Village to Lobby: The Hypocrisy of Planned Parenthood

    Large majorities of the public favor parental notice before an abortion can be performed on a minor girl, and the laxity of current laws on the issue continues to draw the attention of policymakers- and the support of abortion providers like Planned Parenthood, which routinely challenges parental rights in this … More

    House Bill on Abortion Funding Gives Consistency on Life and Conscience

    The House of Representatives approved a measure yesterday by a wide margin that establishes a consistent and government-wide policy denying taxpayer funds and subsidies for elective abortions. The bill, H.R. 3, passed by a comfortable 76-vote margin, and it now proceeds to the U.S. Senate, where its prospects are less … More

    Conscience Rights: The New Frontline in the Culture War

    Last week’s congressional tussle over defunding Planned Parenthood demonstrates that national deliberation on controversial moral debates is far from over. While federal funding of abortion is currently in the media spotlight, a new fight is being waged in the culture war over individuals’ right of conscience. As new Heritage research … More