Happy Thanksgiving From LPJL

This Thanksgiving we’re thankful for independent abortion providers, activists like you, and our team here who keeps fighting the good fight every day. Have a wonderful holiday! And if you are in need of some Youtube videos to watch in the bathroom while hiding from your racist aunt, we’ve got a few options below.

In case anyone gives you guff about using plan B:

A Thanksgiving-specific #TBT:

An Abortion Episode of Mythcrashers:

And a reminder to keep working to #ExposeFakeClinics:

A Wednesday Lizz Winstead Rant!

Here at LPJL we’ve made it our mission to #ExposeFakeClinics and we’ve done a lot of work in calling them out. Next year an important case about fake clinics is going to the Supreme Court. You can read about it here but what it basically boils down to is: California passed a law that said CPCs have to post signs that say that the state subsidizes abortion and contraceptives and also signs that say if they are a licensed medical facility. Apparently, that caused a lot of pearl-clutching at CPCs so to Washington we go. We’ll be on this story til the end (and then some), but for today we wanted to highlight a particularly stupid opinion piece that was published by US News and World Report.  Like most anti-choice things it attempts to sound reasonable but then instantly falls into hysteria about the “unborn.” But what’s particularly concerning about this one is just how many things it gets wrong, and ABOUT ITS OWN CAUSE! You can read it here or, better, you can read Lizz Winstead’s takedown of all it’s inanities below:

LIE #1  “The Supreme Court announced last week that it will consider whether the state of California can force pro-life, faith-inspired crisis pregnancy centers to promote abortion.”

Jeebus. They even lie kicking off what the Supreme Court case is about.

Actually, (there will be a lot of “actually-ing” as I tear this thing apart) SCOTUS decided to hear whether or not the First Amendment extends to a non-medical facility’s right to impersonate a medical facility, and use not-doctors dressed in lab coats to give inaccurate medical information to pregnant patients as a tactic to dissuade them from having an abortion.

LIE #2 Rather than supporting and promoting these “neighbor-helping-neighbor” efforts, pro-choice activists would like crisis pregnancy centers closed, or at least their energies hijacked to promote abortion instead.

Actually, we do not want tax dollars paying to keep these places operating, especially when the tax dollars are coming out of Medicaid and TANF, the very programs low-income families who are looking for support need. Also, contrary to this tedious exercise in word salad, what those of us who are pro choice are asking for is not “promoting” anything, but offering information about abortion services. Unlike these fake clinics who only promote their view of how pregnancy should go, regardless of a person’s circumstance, we would like the person coming to them to be the one deciding what is best for themselves.

LIE #3 Americans respond generously and without fanfare to their neighbors’ sudden needs and crises. One crisis that exists across the country each day is the challenge of unexpected pregnancy. The solution most commonly offered is abortion.

The solution most commonly offered?!? It is offered because it is a solution that many people ask for.  It is a solution people will chose when they are not ready to start a family, or never want to start a family. Fun Fact: Some people have sex for fun, and not to have kids. Weird right?

LIE #4 Every year, state and local governments channel half a billion dollars to Planned Parenthood which in turn performs about half of all surgical abortions in the U.S. and over 80 percent of nonsurgical abortions.

Actually, independent abortion providers perform most of the abortions in the US. But the authors here site Planned Parenthood because it is another way they like to fudge words to make you think PP is using tax dollars to pay for abortion. (Which they should be able to, BUT THEY CAN’T).

I mean, look at how that sentence is framed. They make it sound like half a billion dollars goes to PP FOR abortions when in reality it’s all used for Medicaid patients to get wellness visits, pap smears and prenatal care. THINGS THESE CREEPY FAKE CLINICS DO NOT PROVIDE. You know what else they don’t tell you in this article? A big reason they want to defund PP is that in states where they already have defunded them, that money goes to funding these fake clinics, who, say it with me, PROVIDE. NO. MEDICAL. CARE.

Also, what is your point? That when patients come to Planned Parenthood seeking abortion, Planned Parenthood provides them? Good. This MAY be is the hottest of takes in this article.

LIE #5 While abortion is sold as a quick and easy fix, for many women, it is not the solution they seek. What they want instead is to welcome their child into the world.  

Who is “selling abortion?” No one has to. Pregnant people make decisions to have an abortions everyday. In fact one in four women make that decision in their lifetime, all on their on without any ad campaign, promotional materials or discount codes. They do it because they’ve DECIDED TO. Also, talking someone out of a medical service they want is not medical care.

LIE #6 Responding to the desire of these women, countless volunteers run to the rescue.

RESCUE??? OMG, are they comparing vulnerable pregnant people shelter dogs?

LIE #7 Staffed predominantly by women, over 2,000 crisis pregnancy centers in the U.S. offer alternatives to abortion such as assistance in enrolling in Medicaid for pregnancy and delivery care, training in basic skills, free diapers, baby food, formula and strollers, even parenting and spousal classes for couples.

Um, there are actually aprox. 4,000 CPCs in the U.S. How do you not know facts about your own effing cause??

Also, if having a child is the solution they seek- these fake clinics do nothing to help keep funded the government programs they recommend to pregnant people. They vote for politicians who cut the very help they are recommending! So they are signing them up for assistance that could very well not be there for them in a year or two. Hello, what’s up with that CHIP funding? And when they do offer diapers or a crib often there are strings attached, classes to take, or volunteering for hours at the fake clinic in order to receive help. Should we force poor folks, who may work 2 jobs to make ends meet, to volunteer for hours just to get a blanket and a box of diapers? That just seems so Christian…

LIE #8 Radiologists read ultrasounds, free of cost, of fetuses as young as three weeks post-conception.

It’s not a fetus until 8 weeks post-conception (the correct term is embryo) and you cannot see a embryo at 3 weeks unless you do a transvaginal ultrasound, because a 3-week-old embryo is the size of a sesame seed. Most of these places are not medical facilities so we’d be honestly… a little terrified if they were actually performing transvaginal ultrasounds, not to mention even a speck of dirt on the creepy unregulated ultrasound probe would be bigger than anything you’d detect at this point. I mean, if you’re gonna lie this big, maybe just do some googling of what is actually plausible.

LIE #9 These ultrasounds not only help plan the birth by dating the pregnancy, but also help the mother, and often the father, to connect emotionally to their child.

No one is asking you to be the connector, or the convincer. Also, there are countless reports of patients bringing CPC ultrasound images to a real clinic and the gestational age is way off. That means the patient was lied to or had an incompetent radiologist. You pick what is creepier. But what I find so disgusting is after going through this, then all the state mandated hoops, by the time a patient gets to a clinic that provides abortion, way too many are now too far along to receive the procedure. People end up in your quack CPC’s because they are either seeking prenatal care, seeking financial help after the baby is born, or they are seeking abortion. CPC’s PROVIDE NONE OF THESE THINGS.  

LIE #10 California’s Reproductive FACT Act requires crisis pregnancy centers that are licensed to provide medical services hand out a notice that immediate and free or low-cost abortions are available nearby, with a phone number for inquiries.

The FACT Act is just one example of a troubling trend of states and cities attacking crisis pregnancy centers. Hawaii, for example, recently passed a law requiring medical and non-medical pregnancy centers to post a disclaimer that Hawaii has “family planning” programs, including abortion.

Why “family planning” in quotes?  It is a thing. #TeamPetty

LIE #11 Centers must, at a minimum, provide the website where women can find information on these services.

Doctors and nurses working at pregnancy centers in Illinois are being forced to promote abortion to their pregnant patients.

And the city of Baltimore has an ordinance that requires pregnancy centers to post signs stating they do not perform abortions.

Creating a law that says, “if you claim to be a medical facility that offers pregnancy counseling then you must tell the patient all of the medical options available” is not forcing you to promote abortion, it is forcing you give the facts about all the options a pregnant person may inquire about.

Also, the horror of having to let people know the truth instead of deceiving people until they come in so you can shame and stigmatize them if they are not seeking the outcome the CPC THINKS you should choose.

LIE #12 The one-sided nature of these laws is made clear by the fact that abortion clinics are not required to post signs informing their clients that they do not offer prenatal care, adoption services or other support for women who want to give birth to their children.

Um. Clinics that only provide abortion state that is what they provide. We. Provide. Abortion. Also, they gladly refer people who want to continue a pregnancy to get resources to help them do just that.  Differences being- a clinic that provides abortion doesn’t try to tell a woman what she wants or needs. Instead, a woman comes to their clinic and tells the clinic what she needs then the clinic provides it or refers them to someplace else. Triple also- there are many clinics that do provide abortion, prenatal care, and childbirth, so what is your point?

QUADRUPLE ALSO- Are you making up more lies that abortion providers lure you in pretending they will provide those things and then talk you into an abortion? Because that is NOT a thing.

LIE #13 To post a sign or inform women of where they can get an abortion may not seem like a big deal, but it is a huge deal for the people who volunteer at these centers.

Their mission is most definitely pro-life and they are motivated by their faith to help both the mother and child.  

Then post that front and center! Why is this hard? Y’all are sounding like St Peter denying Jesus. HERE, I MADE YOU ONE. MAKE A BILLBOARD LIKE THIS AND WE WILL GO AWAY:

 

LIE #14 Laws attacking crisis pregnancy centers violate the volunteer’s First Amendment rights by forcing them to promote abortion, not just in a general way, but in very specific ways, to the woman sitting in the waiting area or in front of them in a counseling session. In fact, for many volunteers, knowingly, even if begrudgingly, pointing a pregnant woman in the direction of the local abortion clinic has grave moral implications. Conditioning a volunteer’s work on her violating her conscience leaves her with only two options: She can disobey the law or she can stop volunteering.

THEN QUIT!

LIE #15 Mistakenly labeled as an attack on California’s permissive abortion laws, NIFLA v. Becerra really involves whether the First Amendment protects the right of Americans to lend a hand to pregnant women in need. All this activism against the generous volunteer efforts of so many good-hearted Americans hinders their work and reduces assistance for pregnant women seeking help. Our laws should respect the different convictions that enlarge the hearts of our citizens and drive them to seek the good of their neighbors – after all, the American instinct to come to the aid of one another is an important part of what makes this country so great.

First things first CPCs are organizations, not kind old granny’s, so stop trying to make this sound like all your intentions are above board here! The first amendment is one of our country’s greatest innovations and you’re treating it like it means you just don’t have to do anything you don’t want to do and no one can ever get mad at your for your opinions. Here’s the deal, like we’ve said throughout this piece, go off into the sunset and “help” pregnant people who have actively decided to not have an abortion all you want. Honestly, please do. But if a person is still deciding, if they are looking for some safe options (one of them being abortion), then luring them in and promising a lot of things and then telling them they’re bad and irresponsible or praying on them and scaring them into having a baby, well, that’s actively cruel. At the end of the day the first amendment protects our right to say this and, honestly, your right to write this dumbass article. But what it doesn’t protect is active deception. The law is not making you say “I love abortion” (although we say that in the mirror every morning) it’s simply saying that you have to provide all the facts especially if you claim to be facilities that provide all the facts. That shouldn’t be so hard.

LPJL Works to #ExposeFakeClinics in NYC!

Testimony of Anna Bean, Outreach Coordinator, Lady Parts Justice League before the New York City Council Committee on Consumer Affairs regarding Enforcement of Local Law 17 of 2011 and the Regulation of Pregnancy Service Centers – November 15, 2017

Thank you for the opportunity to provide testimony to the New York City Council’s Committee on Consumer Affairs in support of enforcing Local Law 17 of 2011 and requiring Pregnancy Service Centers to disclose that they are not medical facilities, preventing deception and expediting access to time sensitive health care services.  

Lady Parts Justice League is a nonprofit organization in Brooklyn founded by Lizz Winstead, co-creator of the Daily Show. Through comedy, the League works to destigmatize abortion, and in partnership with organizations like the National Institute for Reproductive Health, supports campaigns to expand access to the full range of reproductive health services and options, including abortion, for women and pregnant people in NYC and across the country.

In the summer of 2017, we launched #ExposeFakeClinics, a campaign in partnership with more than 40 reproductive rights organizations and abortion providers across the country. We say “fake clinics” rather than Pregnancy Resource Centers or Crisis Pregnancy Centers because these places, in their own words, exist to deceive vulnerable pregnant women into coming through their doors in order to deter or prevent them from choosing abortion. They deliberately look like medical providers, and then provide medically inaccurate information or no medical information at all.

Through our #ExposeFakeClinics campaign, we give people tools to closely examine the websites of fake clinics in every single state—there are more than 4,000 fake clinics nationally, compared with only 780 real clinics that provide abortion services—and then use reviewing sites like Yelp and Google Business to leave accurate reviews so that people seeking information about their reproductive health care options in their community know just what they’re walking into.

Of the 108 fake clinics in New York State that we have reviewed, and those are only the ones we know about, several are in NYC. Few if any of those are complying with Local Law 17 of 2011 on their websites. Take, for example, Avail in Manhattan, which states on their website that they provide ultrasounds and “laboratory-quality hCG urine pregnancy tests” (the equivalent of any drugstore pregnancy test). Front and center on their website, they state:

We offer holistic care and practical resources, so that you can face the future with confidence and hope. Each year, tens of thousands of women in New York City face unexpected pregnancies. Avail exists to provide you with the services, space, and support you need to make a decision about an unexpected pregnancy-all in a confidential and professional environment.”

This sounds like you’re going to receive comprehensive counseling options at a medical clinic, does it not? Nowhere on their site does this fake clinic state, “This facility does not have a licensed medical provider on-site to provide or supervise all services”— in English or in Spanish.

Same goes for Pregnancy Resource Services on Staten Island. Their site states:

“At our center, we won’t judge you or tell you what to do. We’re here to provide you with a FREE lab quality pregnancy test and medically accurate information.  And, if your pregnancy test is positive, our trained staff will go over all of your options so that you can make an informed decision.”

And Pregnancy Help NYC on 14th Street, which claims:

“Our options counseling gives you the opportunity to sit down with a trained peer-counselor to consider your pregnancy options and get the information you need. You will receive clear and thoughtful education about pregnancy, abortion, parenting, and adoption. We want to help you move towards an informed decision with clarity and strength.”

Imagine facing an unplanned pregnancy, searching on Google for resources in your community to learn about all of your options, and coming upon that website. Sounds like a community health clinic, right? But once inside, vulnerable pregnant people give their personal information to unregulated individuals that are not legally required to keep pregnant people’s information private. Instead, as I know you’ve heard from all of the advocates who have been watching these facilities for a long time, they are lied to, shamed, and manipulated. It’s why this law was passed in the first place.

It’s time to get tough on this deception. We recommend the creation of a navigable and effective complaint mechanism, training for DCA Inspectors, and transparent enforcement procedures. Local Law 17 of 2011 must be enforced, or the deception will continue to disrupt the lives of New Yorkers.

FAKE “ALTERNATIVES” IN PENNSYLVANIA

FAKE “ALTERNATIVES” IN PENNSYLVANIA

September 21, 2017

It turns out that some of the people behind those phony “Crisis Pregnancy Centers”—the scamsters that trick women into thinking they’re abortion providers in order to badger, berate, shame, and deceive them out of choosing an abortion alternative—have also been lying to and swindling the state of Pennsylvania. Who would have thought? Maybe the state of Pennsylvania should have. They, like many states, throw money at these frauds.

“Real Alternatives,” has been on the receiving end of PA taxpayer dollars for the past 20 years, getting tens of millions of dollars through grants from the state Department of Human Services. But instead of just dispersing the money to subcontractors to lecture and lie, it looks like Real Alternatives has been taking a 3 percent kickback from those subcontractors that they use to promote their business—even outside of the state of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania’s Auditor General, Eugene DePasquale discovered the 3 percent scheme, which amounts to almost a million dollars over the years. But when he tried to investigate further, Real Alternatives sued, saying the information was private(!)—and the court blocked access to records of how the fee was being paid.  “We do 5,000 audits a year,” DePasquale told Salon, “and this is the first time I’ve been sued by anybody to say we didn’t have a right to do the audit.”

We at Lady Parts Justice League have been working to put an end to these kinds of scams with www.exposefakeclinics.com. Even the ones that don’t engage in outright theft still exist solely to spread lies and confusion. And of course, Real Alternatives excels at that.

As a 2015 investigation by Cosmopolitan showed, Real Alternatives routinely spews out debunked myths about abortion causing depression and even breast cancer—contrary to all actual research. But then lying is what they do. Nothing about this fiasco should be a surprise to anyone, including the anti-choice crusaders who fight to keep taxpayer money flowing to these frauds.

Liars gonna lie. And if they routinely lie to their client/victims, then they’ll lie to auditors, investigators, courts, or anyone else if they think it’s to their advantage. When the whole purpose of your organization is to deceive people into thinking that you’re something that you’re not and then lie to them about their situation, you can see how lies and deception become an ingrained part of who you are.

If you want to stop the lies, go to www.exposefakeclinics.com and see how you can help. And let elected representatives in your state know that you don’t want to see your tax dollars wasted on these frauds.

LPJL Daily Takedown – September 20th, 2017

I’ll Take My Tea With Sugar and My Medication Abortion Information Without Fear-Inducing Propaganda, thankyouverymuch 

Just the facts, please! If your opponents rely on lies and fear-mongering, your best weapon is truth. Check out this great rundown on what REALLY happens in an abortion. Spoiler alert—it’s nothing like the horror stories you’ve been fed.  

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Discrimination and Forgive Only Those Who Believe in Abstinence 

You’re NOT fired! LPJL can’t believe we need a law for this, but here we go! Get a load of this new bill in CALIFORNIA would make it illegal for holy rollers to roll over your constitutional rights. The bill bans religious employers from firing employees because of their reproductive decisions—like using birth control. Finally, you don’t have to risk pregnancy just for that job at Hobby Lobby! 

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Abortions Don’t Kill People, GUNS Kill People. And This Alabama Candidate Wants Militias to End Abortion 

Welcome to Hell, formerly known as ALABAMA. Meet Sam McGuire, candidate for Attorney General of Alabama. Read all about his plan to make it “hell on earth” for abortion providers by labelling abortion as homicide and using state militia to fight off any pesky feds who try to interfere. Hell on earth? It’s hell alright. Earth? Not so much.

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Oklahoma Candidate Thinks You Should Straight Up Ignore Abortion Laws- Honesty is the Best..Way to Ignore Policy? 

Land of Ignore-ance. If Alabama wants a military showdown with reality, OKLAHOMA just plans to ignore it. Literally. This one is a jaw dropper. GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Fisher says he will “disregard” any court rulings that protect abortion rights (or as he puts it, “murders preborn humans.”) Unfortunately, we don’t have the option of ignoring this douche nozzle.

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Things That Don’t Lie: Hips and Numbers. Over 6,000 South Carolinians Sign Letters Supporting Planned Parenthood

Repro rights defenders are sticking it into the mail slot of SOUTH CAROLINA Governor Henry McMaster. The McMaster ordered that no state healthcare funds go to any organization (Cough! Planned Parenthood! Cough!) that provides abortion… because denying people birth control is such a great way to reduce abortion. As of now petitions signed by over 6,000 people have been shoved into Henry’s mail hole. 

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#ExposeFakeClinics

#ExposeFakeClinics action item! Upvote Rashe’s review or call Pregnancy ‘Care’ Center of NY and write an honest review of your own! Let’s make sure that pregnant people in Staten Island are getting facts instead of religious propaganda! 

LPJL Daily Takedown – September 19th, 2017

Scary Healthcare 2: Featuring Bill Cassidy and Lindsay Graham

The reviews are in… and this Obamacare Repeal sequel is the WORST one yet for women (not to mention EVERYBODY!) These two stories go deep into how it would kill abortion care coverage—on its way to killing people by doing things like blocking millions from getting preventative care at Planned Parenthood. Be afraid! And then be energized! 

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Dallas Parents Apparently Don’t Want Their Kids to Know About Abortion Or Sex Trafficking

Friday Night LOW-Lights: Actor Janine Turner, formerly of Friday Night Lights and now   Incoheranter on Fox News and other various rightwing podcasts, gave a group of Texas schoolchildren material railing against abortion and talking about sex-trafficking, all under the guise of a presentation about the Constitution and “patriotism.” Like everything from the lunatic anti-choice fringe, it was wrong—on multiple levels. 

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The Handmaid’s Tale Sweeps the Emmys, Gathers Activists, and Pisses Off Anti-Choicers

Handmaid in America! Anti-Choice whiners are pissed about the big Emmy win by “The Handmaid’s Tale” and the fact that the series is often used to point out the real-life dystopia that evangelical nutcases are trying to foist on us. Hey assholes—if you keep coming up with nightmare scenarios, somebody is likely to turn it into riveting TV. 

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The Anti-Choice Organization, 40 Days For Life, Kicks Off Its Tour of Shaming Women This Sunday!

It’s almost time for Intolerance Fest 2017! (Name not trademarked yet!) Or as participants prefer to call it, “40 Days for Life.” Starting September 27, it’s  40 days of ratcheted-up chanting, yelling, and harassment outside of clinics all over the country. We’ll keep you up to date with coverage of the intimidation AND the resistance. 

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Red Rose Rescue, Hopes to Make Abortion Clinics Its New Playground For Harassing Women

A rose by this name… smells like shit. Anti-abortion extremists in VIRGINIA and MICHIGAN are going beyond sidewalk harassment to perform CLINIC INVASIONS they call “Red Rose Rescues.” Law enforcement calls it “trespass” and 10 perpetrators have been arrested. But those behind this are encouraging people to get arrested for the sake of disrupting the clinics. These freaks will literally stop at nothing. 

LPJL DAILY TAKEDOWN – SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2017

Just In! 2017’s Hottest Trends In Hating Women 

Patriarchy much? Here’s an effing infuriating rundown of all the ways that women are being run down in the new Trump World. From attacks on repro rights to sexual harassment, under this new regime, you’ve got a target on your uterus.

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Undocumented People Who Need Abortions Should Never Need “Papers” This Isn’t the Westminster Dog Show, it’s Healthcare FFS  

Papers? PUH-LEEZE! Living under Trumpism is ten times as hard when you or your loved ones are undocumented—especially if you’re trying to access repro care or want to join the fight for your reproductive rights. It takes guts to demand control over your uterus when they’re threatening to send all of you away.

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Google Hang Out and Get An Abortion, Just Leave the Dog Ears Filter Off

OK—one more time! Abortion is SAFE. Medical abortion is SAFE. Telemedicine is SAFE. All of them are MUCH SAFER than childbearing. The only thing that endangers you are the puritan fucks who are lying to you about abortion safety. 

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The Devil Wears…Whatever the Fuck They Want To Their Abortion

The Devil Made Them Allow Me to Do It! Abortion access gets easier in Missouri—YES, MISSOURI!—thanks to… oh, I don’t know… maybe SATAN! Read how a lawsuit from the Satanic Temple is helping clinic in Missouri reopen!

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A Dumpster firex over at the Federalist Did An Article About Comedy and Abortion and Didn’t Include Us and We Are PISSED.

What the fuck does a pro-abortion comedy activist cell need to do to get a little rightwing media hate in this shit-hole? The Federalist did a rant about pro-choice comedy and didn’t say anything about Lady Part Justice League? Hey Federalist, next time we’re railing about neo-fascist propaganda tools, we’re not gonna even MENTION you! 

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#ExposeFakeClinics

“When interacting with the website, I saw that they offered an “online pregnancy test” (that’s not a thing) which was a survey of questions. Once I submitted it, it didn’t give me “results” other than to text/call the business for a free consultation which means providing them with my cell phone number.”

Read the rest of Amber’s review on Google and/or Facebook and UPVOTE (bonus points for upvoting on both platforms!). Pregnant people searching for ALL OF THEIR OPTIONS in Binghamton deserve to get the facts – not fake “tests” and “results.” With close to 4,000 CPCs in the United States, calling out these  fake clinics is going to take a LOT of teamwork. There’s no “i” in CVS – (a place that ACTUALLY has legit pregnancy tests – unlike this Crisis Pregnancy Center.) Let’s get upvoting and reviewing! 

LPJL Daily Takedown – September 14th, 2017

People Are Not Wedges. A Wedge is a Shoe or a Cheese Increment. Read How Abortion and Bodily Autonomy Are ACTUALLY the Lefty Glue!

Come together, right now—over bodily autonomy! Far from being a wedge issue, like abortion opponents like to say, here’s someone explaining how repro-rights concepts like bodily autonomy can UNITE the left! EveryBODY has a body—it’s right there in the word! Read this and go hug someBODY. 

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All The Single Payers! All the Single Payers – Fuck the Hyde Up OH OH OH 

Can’t HYDE much longer! Bernie Sanders SINGLE PAYER healthplan covers the cost of abortions for EVERYONE—finally shit-canning the Hyde Amendment that bans federal money for abortion care. Now we need to MAKE IT HAPPEN. 

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The Man Who Got Into Politics to Loosen Pesticide Regulations Visited the White House to Propose a Nationwide Abortion Ban

America is a fetal heartbeat away from a virtual ban on abortion! Top anti-choice slimers including former House Speaker and infamous pest exterminator Tom DeLay just met at the White House to push a bill that outlaws any abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected. That’s 6 weeks in—before you know you’re pregnant! DeLay is a former exterminator, and now he wants to exterminate abortion rights!

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Getting Insurance Coverage For Abortion Care is Harder Than The D*cks Getting Discounted Viagra 

There’s no movement to block insurance for hard-dick pills, but opponents of repro-rights are making it VERY hard to get insurance for contraceptive and abortion care from private insurers. Those hard dicks have consequences, assholes! 

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#ExposeFakeClinics

The Same Places That Lure Women Into Creepy Sonogram Vans Surprisingly Don’t Comply with State Law Requiring They Put Sign that Says They LIE TO PATIENTS 

Liars gonna lie! And if you pass laws making them tell the truth, they’re going to lie about doing it. New York City needs to get on the ass of the asshole Crisis Pregnancy Centers that flaunt city laws about lying to patients!