Hypocrisy: Crisis Pregnancy Centers Remain Open While Abortion Clinics Forced to Close

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This juxtaposition of open crisis pregnancy centers and closed abortion clinics proves that these closures have nothing to do with coronavirus—and everything to do with the desire of lawmakers to control women’s bodies. (Sophia Powers)

Earlier this month, lawmakers in states like Texas, Ohio and Alabama ordered all non-essential medical procedures to be postponed until the COVID-19 pandemic subsides—including all abortion procedures.

Over the weeks that followed, the legality of abortion in these states has been in constant limbo—in Texas, for example, changing at least five times in two weeks.

Women in need of abortions in these states have been caught in the crosshairs, left hanging with closed signs and locked doors. Today, they face a world where abortion access is limited. 

Crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), on the other hand, have been allowed to remain open…

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