"A nonprofit watchdog group has filed a consumer complaint with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, asking him to look into the 'deceptive business practices' of two networks of fake clinics, or crisis pregnancy centers, that deceptively market themselves to unsuspecting pregnant people in order to deter them from seeking abortion services."
Government Watchdog Calls on Ohio Attorney General to Investigate State-Funded Fake Abortion Clinics for Misleading Women
On June 5, 2018, CfA called on Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine to investigate two crisis pregnancy centers, Elizabeth’s New Life Center and Heartbeat of Toledo, for engaging in deceptive business practices in violation of Ohio’s Consumer Sales Protection Act.
"The Campaign for Accountability, a nonprofit ethics watchdog group, has asked the inspector general of the health department to investigate Lloyd, pointing to instances in which he tried to dissuade minors in his custody from getting an abortion."
"Everett had even admitted to the governor's office that her group had struggled to meet its targets last year, according to a voicemail obtained by Washington-based watchdog group Campaign for Accountability."
Contract Renewals Will Funnel Millions in Taxpayer Dollars to Heidi Group, Which Lost Earlier Funding for Failing to Meet Contracted Responsibilities
Watchdog Files 3 Lawsuits to Uncover Information on Trump Administration’s Rollback of Access to Family Planning Services
On February 27, 2018, CfA filed three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. State Department, and the United States Agency for International Development regarding the Trump Administrations efforts to rollback access to family planning services.
"Last November, Watchdog group Campaign for Accountability filed a legal complaint against the Attleboro Women's Health Center for posting deceptive information on their website - after women reported being misled when seeking an abortion. The center took down the information shortly after the complaint was filed with Attorney General Maura Healy's Office."
"Campaign for Accountability and Equity Forward, represented by American Oversight, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Thursday, arguing that HHS failed to comply with an information request in a timely manner."
Watchdog Groups Sue HHS for Records Related to Agency Efforts to Stop Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors from Obtaining Abortions
On February 1, 2018, Equity Forward and Campaign for Accountability, represented by American Oversight, filed Freedom of Information Act lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeking records from the Office of Refugee Resettlement regarding the efforts to prevent unaccompanied immigrant minors from exercising their constitutional right to abortion.
Federal Immigration Director Tried to Force a Teen to Carry a Pregnancy From Rape; Advocates Now Want Him Removed
"Advocacy organizations are calling for the removal of Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Director Scott Lloyd after previously-sealed court documents were made public today in which Lloyd seems to assert there should be a rape exception beyond the scope of federal law."