Ill. to stop enforcing new crisis center laws
December 20, 2023
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 lic...