Birth rates, Positive Alternatives and the abortion decline: A response to Robin Marty

By Paul Stark Regarding the recently-released 2011 Minnesota Abortion Report, which shows another decline in the number of abortions, Robin Marty of RH Reality Check writes: “According to Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the state’s largest anti-choice advocacy group, [the decline is] because of the implementation of the ‘Positive Alternatives Act,’ a bill passed …

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Legislation to broaden lifesaving Positive Alternatives program becomes law

Measure allows newer programs to apply for grant ST. PAUL — With overwhelming bipartisan support in the Minnesota House and Senate, a measure to broaden eligibility for the Positive Alternatives grant program has become law. The bill was signed into law today with the support of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for life (MCCL), the state’s oldest …

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The right kind of “common sense abortion policy” works to both help women and save the lives of unborn children

By Scott Fischbach Editor’s note. The following appeared in The Hill’s Congress Blog in response to “Common sense abortion policy” written by Marianne Mollmann.  In her May 31 post, Marianne Mollmann claims that “policy-wise, abortion is easy.” She says abortion should be legal — because the law doesn’t affect the incidence of abortion anyway — …

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13,000 more women helped by Positive Alternatives program

By Scott Fischbach, executive director Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life A couple of weeks ago, my wife Michelle and I were able to tour a pregnancy care center in greater Minnesota. It’s one of the centers that receives a Positive Alternatives grant from the Minnesota Department of Health. The center was extremely well set up …

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