By Jay Hobbs When it comes to California’s effort to bully pro-life pregnancy medical clinics into advertising taxpayer-funded abortions in their waiting rooms and online, there’s plenty of reason pro-life clinics in the state are in full-on #Resist mode. For starters, the clinics—which exist to provide life-affirming alternatives to abortion and run entirely on private …Continue reading "California’s Ridiculous Reproductive FACT Act Doesn’t Just Violate the First Amendment, It Tramples Common Sense"
NIFLA vs. Becerra–a case that has nationwide ramifications By Mary McClusky I can still see the tiny pink socks. And boxes and boxes of diapers. Most of all, I remember the warmth and cheeriness of the staff as I toured the St. Gianna Molla Pregnancy Help Center in downtown Buffalo, New York. Their love and …Continue reading "Will They Be Free to Serve?"
By Jay Hobbs In a major victory for free speech, Riverside County Superior Court Justice Gloria C. Trask ruled late Monday that California must not force pro-life pregnancy medical clinics to post signage promoting state-covered abortions to their clients. A permanent injunction that applies to over 200 privately funded pregnancy centers in the state that …Continue reading "BREAKING: Judge Halts California Law Forcing Pro-Lifers to Advertise Abortions"
By Jay Hobbs A court decision upholding California’s so-called “Reproductive FACT Act” could be on its way to the U.S. Supreme Court, after Pacific Justice Institute filed a request for the court to review the 2015 state law. First reported by One News Now, Pacific Justice Institute filed its motion Jan. 5, challenging a ruling …Continue reading "California ‘Bully Bill’ May Be Headed to Supreme Court, Challenging State’s Hit on Pregnancy Centers"
Two of California’s Most Dangerous Cities Targeting Pro-Life Centers By Jay Hobbs Safe to say, it’s been a strange month of July for two of the most crime-ridden places in the state of California. While one city, Oakland—home of the highest crime rate in the state—was busy establishing a new law to crack down on …Continue reading "Lawmakers in California are using their political muscle to benefit Big Abortion"
By Jay Hobbs The fate of free speech protections guaranteed by the First Amendment is now in the hands of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, following a hearing Tuesday morning to reverse a lower court’s ruling that allowed California to enforce the so-called “Reproductive FACT Act” while the lawsuit is pending. The court …Continue reading "California Bully Bill Challenged in 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals"
By Dave Andrusko For years and years, but especially the past five years, NRL News Today has published story after story the common denominator of which is that the accounts illustrate the pro-choice motto “free speech for me but not for thee.” The attempt to compel CPCs (also known by other names such as women …Continue reading "Pro-aborts contempt for pro-lifers’ 1st Amendment no surprise, but frightening nonetheless"
By Jay Hobbs Emphasizing the value and real choice pregnancy help centers and medical clinics offer to women, Heartbeat International President Peggy Hartshorn, Ph.D., told readers that pro-life organizations and citizens in California “should not have to choose between following conscience and the law” in an op-ed published by the San Jose Mercury News. Published …Continue reading "In Op-Ed, Heartbeat President Drills Down on Flawed “Reproductive FACT Act”"