Tomorrow I will be at the Supreme Court for the oral arguments in a critical pro-life and free speech case to decide whether crisis pregnancy centers in California can be forced to promote abortion.
Liberty Counsel has been deeply involved in defending the free speech rights of pro-life citizens in California. We filed an important amicus brief in this case and are representing three pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in another case which is being held at the Court pending the outcome of the case being heard tomorrow.
+ + Big Abortion Trying To Crush Pro-Life Movement
Crisis Pregnancy Centers are under assault by big-money, pro-abortion bullies. The National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), Planned Parenthood, and other pro-abortion titans want a monopoly on so-called “women’s services” and are attempting to silence, fine, or shut down those organizations that protect unborn children and provide support for their mothers.
Working with NARAL, California’s lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 775. The “Bully Bill” demands unlicensed crisis pregnancy centers to post a notice advertising abortions and abortifacients in up to 11 languages at both the entrance to their clinic and a visible location within the waiting area. In addition, it also must be included on their websites and in every promotional material they publish with a font size and/or color that draws more attention to it than the other words on the page.
The law also imposes a cumulative fine of $1,000 for every repeated instance that the notice is not communicated to a client.
+ + We Must Fight For Our Free Speech Rights!
This is a dangerous and direct attack on our free speech rights. The California legislature is using the law and fines to mandate that crisis pregnancy centers promote abortion!
This is precisely why Liberty Counsel is here! Cases like this require often hundreds of hours of preparation. And we must fight every single step of the way through the process.
But if groups like Liberty Counsel are not standing on the wall, we will lose our rights!
That’s why I’m asking for your help.
This is just one of many critical cases we are litigating right now. And as always, we are representing these three crisis pregnancy centers at no charge.
But we can only continue to “stand in the gap” for those who are coming under attack with the help of friends like you. As I’ve noted, we are still short of our $75,000 Matching Challenge. We urgently need this funding to stay fully engaged with this and other key battles.
Can I count on your help today? Please prayerfully consider making your best possible gift to meet this critical Emergency $75,000 Challenge so we can defend the rights of pro-life citizens and continue other important litigation. Please go here now to make your tax-deductible gift:
The abortion movement is pouring untold millions of dollars into these attacks on pro-life citizens. I want to be fully engaged in battles like this, but to do so, I need your help!
Prayerfully consider making your best possible tax-deductible gift today. And thank you, in advance, for your prayers and financial support.
Yours for Liberty,
Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman
P.S. The facts of our case on behalf of three crisis pregnancy centers are almost identical to the case being heard by the Supreme Court tomorrow. Liberty Counsel has been on the leading edge of this battle to defend the free speech rights of pro-life citizens. This “Bully Bill” is forcing pro-life citizens to promote abortion! Please help me with this and other critical cases under way right now. Go here: