This week on Freedom Matters, Matt Bowman and Kerri Kupec discuss oral arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Harris before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. A California law, AB 775, requires licensed medical centers that offer free, pro-life help to pregnant women to post a disclosure saying that California provides free or low-cost abortion and contraception services. The disclosure must also include a phone number for these services, and it forces unlicensed pregnancy centers to add large disclosures about their non-medical status in all advertisements, even if they provide no medical services. Other courts have invalidated or mostly invalidated similar laws in Texas, Maryland, and New York.
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