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Ill. to stop enforcing new crisis center laws

In a rare win for the anti-abortion rights movement in Illinois, the state attorney general’s office has entered into an agreement to permanently prohibit enforcement of a controversial new law designed to crack down on so-called crisis pregnancy centers.

This comes after a federal court said the state could not enforce the law, which aimed to rein in what critics say are deceptive pratices by crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs).

CPCs are typically Christian-based, nonprofit clinics that offer services like ultrasound screenings, STI and pregnancy testing. CPCs are typically not medically licensed...


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