"The [...] watchdog group Campaign for Accountability reported in March that the Heidi Group made several false statements on its federal application with Obria and exaggerated the number of patients it served at the time."
"Campaign for Accountability, a nonpartisan group focused on public accountability, argues the apps don’t follow guidelines for templated apps, include extensive tracking, and don’t follow privacy rules laid out by Apple and Google."
"Few details were available, and Obria officials declined to elaborate to media organizations, but documents obtained by the Campaign for Accountability under the Freedom of Information Act and shared with The Washington Post detail Obria’s vision for the health centers."
Ohio Legislature Poised to Allocate $5 Million to Deceptive Crisis Pregnancy Centers Despite CfA’s Call for Investigation
Last year, CfA called on then-Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine to investigate two Ohio 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.
An Anti-Choice Group Misspent $50,000 on Religious Material. North Carolina Wants to Give It $400,000 More.
"Human Coalition calls itself a 'ministry,' and its volunteer application asks if applicants have made 'a personal profession of faith in Jesus Christ,' according to the watchdog organization Campaign for Accountability, which called on DHHS in March to end its contract with the group."
On June 26, 2019, CfA sent letters to executives at Apple and Google calling on the companies to remove from their platforms apps belonging to the anti-abortion behemoth Susan B. Anthony List and anti-choice/anti-LGBT group, the Family Research Council, for violating company policies.
Campaign for Accountability Calls on FCC to Investigate Susan B. Anthony List for Violating Consumer Protection Law
On June 26, 2019, CfA called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to investigate the anti-abortion behemoth Susan B. Anthony List for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
"Unfortunately, a vocal minority that considers birth control immoral is now setting the nation’s health-care agenda at the Department of Health and Human Services, and we are seeing the impact. Most recently, HHS directed millions of dollars in federal funding for birth control to California-based Obria, a self-described 'ministry' that opposes the use of contraception yet purports to be a women’s health-care provider."
Watchdog Calls on IRS to Investigate Anti-Choice Group Susan B. Anthony List for Enriching its Directors and Lying to Federal Officials
On May 28, 2019, CfA called on the IRS to investigate the anti-abortion advocacy group Susan B. Anthony List, Inc. for, among other things, abusing its nonprofit status, misleading the IRS, overpaying its outside fundraisers, and failing to disclose payments to firms owned by its corporate directors.
"'One wonders why Obria chose to apply, repeatedly, for a grant with requirements Obria now says are antithetical to its religious beliefs,' said Alice Huling, counsel for the Campaign for Accountability, in a statement to Rewire.News."