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Boise CPC Seeks to Draw Clients From Neighboring Planned Parenthoodnew

Two weeks after moving next door to a Planned Parenthood clinic in Boise, Idaho, Stanton Healthcare, an anti-abortion center for women with unexpected pregnancies, is working on a plan to boost its clientele while simultaneously minimizing Planned Parenthood’s. Five-year-old Stanton Healthcare recently relocated to the 3000 block of North Harbor Lane, next door to Planned Parenthood’s Boise Health Center, which is one of the few places in the state where women can obtain surgical abortions. Stanton Healthcare founder and Executive Director Brandi Swindell tells The American Independent that the move was strategic.
The American Independent News Network  |  Sofia Resnick  |  11-15-2011  |  The War on Women

Legal Battle on ‘Fetal Pain’ Abortion Law Could Have National Consequencesnew

A 33-year-old Idaho woman is seeking class-action status on a federal lawsuit challenging a new state law that bans abortion after 20 weeks of gestation, made possible by the claim babies are developed enough at that stage to feel pain.
The American Independent News Network  |  Sofia Resnick  |  09-01-2011  |  Policy Issues

Planned Personhoodnew

The pro-life movement’s newest attack on reproductive rights raises its profile in Florida.
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  01-31-2011  |  Policy Issues

Lilith Fair Rescinds Support for Anti-Choice Groupsnew

After a good deal of outcry and negative press, organizers of Lilith Fair have rethought their decision to allow crisis pregnancy centers to be considered as part of the donations typically distributed to local non-profits in cities the concert tour visits this summer.
NUVO  |  Laura McPhee  |  04-02-2010  |  Concerts

Mom's the Wordnew

Crisis pregnancy centers focus on the woman -- and stretch the truth -- to save the child.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Naomi Zeveloff  |  05-25-2007  |  Sex

Should Docs Snitch on Teenage Girls?new

A measure to notify parents when teens seek abortions might reduce state abortion rates, but probably not in the way its backers intended.
East Bay Express  |  Kara Platoni  |  07-11-2005  |  Science

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