California Pregnancy Help Centers Being Forced to Advertise FOR Abortion: Several Articles

Judges Turn Away Two Injunctions to Halt California Bully Bill Pro-life pregnancy help centers are days away from having to choose between following their conscience and following a newly enacted state law in California, after two district judges denied motions for preliminary injunctions Monday. The motions were filed on behalf of a total of six life-affirming pregnancy help medical clinics—each of which are state-licensed clinics—by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) and the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) in separate cases. Judges in both cases declined to stop the so-called “Reproductive FACT Act” from taking effect Jan. 1, 2016 on constitutional grounds. The rulings set the stage for the state’s 150 pro-life pregnancy help locations—including 74 state-licensed clinics offering free limited ultrasound—to incur first-offense fines starting at $500 for refusing to post signage the organizations say forces them to advertise a pro-abortion message. [For remainder of article — http://pregnancyhelpnews.com/judges-turn-away-two-injunctions-to-halt-california-bully-bill , Heartbeat Int’l email, 28 Dec 2015]   ************************************** PREGNANCY CENTERS UNDER ATTACK ************************************** ADF, NIFLA, File Suit on Behalf of California Pregnancy Centers to Stop New Law Forcing PCs to Promote Abortion by Jay Hobbs The ink was still drying from California Gov. Jerry Brown’s pen after he signed AB 775 into law last Friday by the time Kevin Snider, lead counsel for the Pacific Justice Institute, filed a lawsuit to begin the process of striking down what pro-life opponents had called the “Bully Bill” during its path through the California legislature this summer. Citing what its president, Brad Dacus, called the new law’s “egregious violation of both the free speech and free exercise clauses of the First...