The Threat of Crisis Pregnancy Centers
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May 12, 2022
NYT Interactive Op-Ed: Pregnant? Need Help? They Have an Agenda.
By Carly Thomsen, Carrie N. Baker and Zach Levitt

April 11, 2022
Ms. Magazine: The Threat of Crisis Pregnancy Centers Will Escalate in a Post-Roe U.S.
by Carrie N. Baker

February 5, 2022
AP: Millions in tax dollars flow to anti-abortion centers in US
by Kimberlee Kruesi  

August 8, 2021
Ms. Magazine: Feminists Fight Fake Abortion Clinics: “No One Should Be Lied To”
by Carrie N. Baker and Juliet Schulman-Hall

March 20, 2020
Vox: What “crisis pregnancy centers” really do 
by Anna North

August 29, 2019
Vox: Obria, the anti-abortion group that’s tapping into “wellness” culture, explained
by Anna North

August 16, 2019
The Guardian: Inside the ‘fake clinics’ where women are persuaded to carry pregnancies to term 
by Khushbu Shah

September 2012
Gutmacher Institute: The Public Health Risks of Crisis Pregnancy Centers
by Joanne D. Rosen

April 24, 2012
The American Independent (via Huffington Post):Taxpayer-Funded Crisis Pregnancy Centers Using Religion To Oppose Abortion
by Sofia Resnick

The Alliance – State Advocates for Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

Designed to Deceive – A study of the Crisis Pregnancy Center Industry in 9 states

Crisis Pregnancy Center Watch

The Pregnancy Center Movement: History of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Equity Forward

Mapping Deception: A Closer Look at How States’ Anti-Abortion Center Programs Operate

Lil Sis

Power map of the spheres of influence of anti-abortion organizations:

NARAL: ProChoice America
Crisis Pregnancy Centers Lie: The Insidious Threat to Reproductive Freedom (2015) 

National Library of Medicine
National Center for Biotechnology Information

Truth and Transparency in Crisis Pregnancy Centers

A Web-Based Geolocated Directory of Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) in the United States: Description of CPC Map Methods and Design Features and Analysis of Baseline Data

POV: On The Divide

Black Feminist Rants Podcast
Ep. 25: Abortion Storytelling and The Myth of “Pro-Life Feminism” w/ Renee Bracey Sherman

Funding the Frontlines:
A Roadmap to Supporting Health Equity
through Abortion Access

Abortion and Gender Affirming Care

Abortion Funds

Crisis Pregnancy Centers

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