February 13, 2018 In The News

Google search results for abortion services promote anti-abortion centers

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court is hearing a case that could have significant implications for abortion and reproductive health rights.

That case is NIFLA v. Becerra. NIFLA, which stands for “National Institute of Family and Life Advocates,” is committed to wiping out abortion in America. With this particular case, however, the group might have gotten more than it bargained for.

In 2016, NIFLA sued California over the state’s passage of the Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency Act (Reproductive FACT Act). The Reproductive FACT Act requires crisis pregnancy centers — which pass themselves off as reproductive health clinics to lure people away from obtaining an abortion — to provide two types of disclosures.