The measure prohibits misleading advertisements in print publications, online postings and public statements.
faith-based pregnancy centers
Senate advances bill banning deceptive advertising by faith-based pregnancy centers
The proposal gives the Attorney General’s Office the power to seek a court order to stop faith-based institutions from handing out misleading information about abortions and other women’s services.
Lawmakers to revive aid in dying, crisis pregnancy centers legislation
Aid in dying and the regulation of faith-based pregnancy centers are poised to return this legislative session.
House backs ban on deceptive practices at faith-based pregnancy centers
As a constellation of states pass laws to restrict or ban abortion, CT lawmakers took aim Thursday at faith-based centers that deceive women seeking medical assistance for a pregnancy.
Legislators say lawsuit won’t stall effort to regulate faith-based pregnancy centers
Legislative leaders said the lawsuit has fueled concerns about whether municipalities like Hartford have the ability to defend themselves against a constitutional claim.
Faith-based pregnancy center files federal lawsuit against city of Hartford
The challenge to the local ordinance comes at the same time legislators are considering imposing similar rules on a statewide basis.
Bill banning deceptive practices at faith-based pregnancy centers advances
The legislature’s Public Health Committee green-lighted a measure Friday that would ban deceptive practices by the state’s so-called crisis pregnancy centers.
Pitched battle over bill to prohibit ‘deceptive advertising’ at faith-based pregnancy centers
Supporters of the bill say it is needed because of deceptive advertising and other practices that often give women the misimpression that the centers are medically-based and offer abortion.