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Supreme Court Takes on Case about Free Speech and Abortion

posted on November 14, 2017

NPR’s Bill Chappell reports that on Monday the Supreme Court decided to hear a case that questions whether or not California law violates the constitution by requiring pregnancy centers and other facilities to inform patrons about accessible abortion and contraception services. The lawsuit was filed by the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA), who say that California’s FACT Act, which was passed in October 2015, forces clinics to encourage abortion. Brad Dacus of the Pacific Justice Institute said, “It’s like telling the Alcoholics Anonymous group that they have to have a large sign saying where people can get alcohol and booze for free.”

Read at NPR