A breakdown of 'Crisis Pregnancy Centers' in the Rio Grande Valley

A breakdown of ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ in the Rio Grande Valley

Crisis Pregnancy Centers or CPCs are organizations that offer limited pregnancy resources and whose main (and usually covert) goal is to deter women from seeking abortion care. Unlike campaigns with a public health benefit such as those encouraging smoking cessation or STI screenings, the goals of crisis pregnancy centers are solely ideology-driven. With no medical basis for their negative claims about abortion, CPCs thus frequently present disproven, flawed data to justify their anti-abortion stance.


This series was written by Sofia Rivera and edited by Liz Castillo for netargv.com.

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