Austin passes new anti-crisis pregnancy center ordinance; pro-lifers promise fight

BY BEN JOHNSON Editor’s note. Yesterday I wrote about “The War Against CPCs.” I did not know the attack in Austin, Texas, had already morphed, taking a different tack. The following story first appeared at lifesitenews.com and is reprinted with permission. AUSTIN, TEXAS, January 30, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Last week, the city of Austin repealed …

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San Francisco Pregnancy Care Centers Files Suit in San Francisco to Protect the Right to Free Speech

Editor’s note. We’ve written a number of stories about the San Francisco board of Supervisors onslaught against “First Resort.” The following comes from First Resort. There is a separate article giving additional detail (see “Pro-Life Pregnancy Care Centers Files Lawsuit Against San Francisco Ordinance”). San Francisco– in response to an unconstitutional ordinance promoted by City …

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The Right and the Wrong “Choice”

By Dave Andrusko You would think with ten days to mull it over, the editorial page of the New York Times could up with something better than the lame criticism it offered yesterday bashing a decision in which a federal judge tartly criticized the New York City Council for an outrageous abridgement of First Amendment …

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NARAL’s Obsession with Silencing CPCs

By Dave Andrusko You have to give pro-abortionists credit. Although three federal judges have shot down the NARAL-inspired campaign to intimidate/drive out of business women helping centers, they keep on keeping on. I ran across a link today to a pro-abortion site that announced that “Last week, Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Rep. …

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Federal Judge Issues Injunction against New York City Speech-Squelching Ordinance: Part Two

By Dave Andrusko Because there is so much happening each and every day, I want to make sure that the very important legal victory won yesterday by pregnancy help centers in New York City does not get lost in the shuffle. If you had a chance to read “Federal Judge Issues Injunction against NY City …

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Federal Judge Issues Injunction Against NY City Law Targeting CPCs

By Dave Andrusko A day before a law targeting crisis pregnancy centers in New York City was to go into effect U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III  issued a preliminary injunction, blasting the City Council for passing a law he called “offensive to free speech principles.” The 22-page decision (available at www.nysd.uscourts.gov/cases/show.php?db=special&id=116), came Wednesday …

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Two Court Challenges to New York City’s Anti-CPC Law

By Dave Andrusko There are now two pro-life legal defense teams suing the City of New York for Bill 371-A, signed into law last week by pro-abortion Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The Alliance Defense Fund, representing two centers and a maternity home, has filed suit charging that the law “threatens non-medical, pro-life pregnancy care centers with …

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