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  • CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTERS
Winning Issue » CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTERS


Studies have shown that some representatives of our health care industry deceptively advertise their services to consumers. These ads often misrepresent the education, training, skills, degree, license or clinical expertise of health care providers - resulting in confusion for many patients. Surveys reveal many Americans are unsure of the qualifications possessed by the many physicians, technicians, therapists, nurses and medical assistants who treat them. Advocates say advertisements for professional healthcare services must be accurate and clear to all consumers.

Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPC), operated by organizations that oppose abortion, dishonestly offer abortion services to women. Some also offer financial assistance, child-rearing resources and adoption referrals. Surveys have found CPCs routinely disseminate false medical information, including the health risks posed by abortion, to vulnerable women. In recent years, several states and the federal government have been increasingly positioning these centers as social safety-net providers, shifting money toward them and away from other facilities that provide a wider range of services, like family planning clinics.

Proposed Legislation: H.R.2646 - Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Healthcare Services Act (116th Congress)
Prospective Sponsor: Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY)



Options


  • I oppose reforming current crisis pregnancy centers policy and wish to donate resources to the campaign committee of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA).
  • I support prohibiting advertisements that create the false impression that:

    1.) A person or organization provides abortion services when they do not, or

    2.) They do not provide such services when they do. (Abortion services include surgical and non-surgical procedures to terminate pregnancy, or providing referrals for such procedures).

    And wish to donate resources to the campaign committee of Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY) and/or to an advocate group currently working with this issue.


Winning Option
  • I support prohibiting advertisements that create the false impression that:

    1.) A person or organization provides abortion services when they do not, or

    2.) They do not provide such services when they do. (Abortion services include surgical and non-surgical procedures to terminate pregnancy, or providing referrals for such procedures).

    And wish to donate resources to the campaign committee of Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY) and/or to an advocate group currently working with this issue.
There has been $0.00 pledged in support of this issue
Trustee Candidates

If elected as a trustee, the campaign committee of Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY) will be unconditionally awarded the funds pledged to this issue along with a letter requesting her to favorably consider reintroducing H.R.2646 - Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Healthcare Services Act (116th Congress).

If elected as a trustee, Truth in Advertising will be awarded the funds pledged to this issue along with a letter requesting these funds be used to advocate for advocating against women’s healthcare clinics, including Crisis Pregnancy Centers, for offering services they do not.

About: Truth in Advertising is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to be the go-to online resource dedicated to empowering consumers to protect themselves and one another against false advertising and deceptive marketing. We aim to achieve our mission through investigative journalism, education, advocacy, and the promotion of truth in advertising. We are independently funded and do not accept any advertising dollars to support our work.
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Trustee Election - Opening Date
November 22, 2021
Trustee Election - Closing Date
November 29, 2021