Free Speech Case Could Affect Pregnancy Care Centers

Arguments in NIFLA v. Becerra will be heard at the U.S. Supreme Court on March 20. At issue is a California law requiring pro-life pregnancy centers to display information on how to obtain subsidized abortions. Here’s a recent GrokTalk podcast in which I discuss the case with Steve MacDonald of Granite Grok. Listen to “The… Read More Free Speech Case Could Affect Pregnancy Care Centers

Conscience bill: what to remember & why to act now

I went to the hearing on HB 1787 yesterday, regarding conscience protections for health care providers who decline to participate in abortion, sterilization, or artificial contraception. I have many pages of notes. I made an audio recording of part of the session. I could give you a blow-by-blow description of everything. But I won’t today.… Read More Conscience bill: what to remember & why to act now

In Which the Ventriloquists Feel Some Pushback

Update to a December post: In “Ventriloquists at Work”, I described cases in Connecticut and California in which government agencies are trying to tell pro-life pregnancy care centers what kind of signage they must post. The U.S. Supreme Court will take a look at the California case later this year. Just yesterday, January 5, the… Read More In Which the Ventriloquists Feel Some Pushback

Ventriloquists at Work: Hartford Goes After Pro-life Pregnancy Help Center

This is a ventriloquist’s dummy. You can make it say anything you want. This is a pregnancy help center. The Hartford, Connecticut City Council is trying to treat it like a dummy. A newly-passed Hartford ordinance would require the Hartford Women’s Center, operated by St. Gerard’s Center for Life, to post certain language to address… Read More Ventriloquists at Work: Hartford Goes After Pro-life Pregnancy Help Center