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Why are Crisis Pregnancy Centers Dangerous?

Crisis pregnancy center. Pregnancy resource center. Alternative pregnancy support center. Pregnancy care clinic. No matter the name they use, crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) are anti-abortion clinics with a hidden agenda and part of an industry built on misleading pregnant people with scare tactics and lies.

March 25, 2022

Statement on Gov. Kim Reynolds’ Re-Election Announcement

DES MOINES, IA—Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today she will seek another term as Governor.

March 9, 2022

Iowans Share Reasons for Protecting Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Des Moines, IA— The Iowa Supreme Court today heard oral arguments in a case that could strip Iowans of their fundamental right to abortion under the Iowa Constitution. 

Feb. 23, 2022

Virtual News Conference on Iowa Supreme Court Oral Arguments in 24-Hour Abortion Waiting Period Case
 

Des Moines, Iowa—Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa, the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence will hold a virtual news conference at 2 p.m. CST Wednesday, February 23 following the oral arguments in an Iowa Supreme Court case that could strip Iowans of their state constitutional right to safe, legal abortion.

Feb. 22, 2022

Iowa Republicans Advance Bill Funding Fake Women’s Health Centers
 

Des Moines, IA—Iowa lawmakers who want to outlaw abortion continued their attacks on safe, legal abortion in the state Thursday, passing out of Senate Human Resources committee SSB3145, a bill that would divert $2 million in taxpayer money to fund so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), fake health centers that prey on pregnant people to manipulate and prevent them from accessing abortion care.

Feb. 18, 2022

Senate Subcommittee Advances Bill to Fund Crisis Pregnancy Centers

A Senate subcommittee in Iowa advanced a measure that would grant $2 million in taxpayer money to so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), fake health centers that prey on pregnant people to manipulate and prevent them from accessing abortion care.  

Feb. 16, 2022

Self-Love and Self-Care: A Guide for Activists

Self-care is what keeps activists going when the going gets tough. It is the all-encompassing term for anything and everything that revitalizes us for the fight that lays ahead. It is the active practice of showing yourself the love and grace you so easily provide others. With so much at stake, this isn’t easy. We must make space for ourselves to re-invigorate our activism.

Feb. 11, 2022