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October 8, 2019 Press Releases, Themis Project

Campaign for Accountability Calls on FCC to Investigate Judicial Crisis Network for Violating Consumer Protection Law

On October 8, 2019, CfA called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to investigate the conservative legal advocacy nonprofit Judicial Crisis Network for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending mass robotexts from a misleading number during the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Watchdog Applauds Michigan Governor for Terminating Contract with Anti-Choice Group Following CfA’s Complaints

On October 1, 2019, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a line-item veto to terminate state funding for Real Alternatives (RA), an anti-abortion nonprofit organization that misused taxpayer dollars and failed to provide promised health services. RA will no longer receive state funding to run the Michigan Parenting and Pregnancy Support Program.

September 23, 2019 In The News, Op-Ed, Themis Project

Michigan Women Deserve Real Care, Not Real Alternatives

"As the summer wraps up, budget debates in Lansing continue. One contentious item of debate is Michigan’s continued funding of Real Alternatives to run the Michigan Parenting and Pregnancy Support Program. The program is supposed to offer women alternatives to abortion by providing pregnancy support and assistance to new parents. Yet, the numbers of abortions performed in Michigan have remained consistent throughout the program’s six-year existence."

September 16, 2019 In The News, Themis Project

Fake Clinics Are Not the Answer

"Ms. Everett’s first application for Title X funding was made together with California’s Obria Group. Like the Heidi Group, Obria is led by one woman on a religious crusade, Kathleen Eaton Bravo, and first sought local funds (which it has been accused of misdirecting) before turning its attention to Title X."

August 29, 2019 In The News, Themis Project

Obria, the anti-abortion group that’s tapping into “wellness” culture, explained

"The group positions itself as 'holistic and anti-hormones,' Alice Huling, counsel for the Campaign for Accountability, an anti-corruption watchdog group that has produced a report on Obria, told Vox. 'That is obviously something that has general appeal well beyond folks who have the same narrow view of reproductive rights and birth control access.'"

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