Appeals court strikes down Baltimore law targeting disclaimers at pregnancy centers

Appeals court strikes down Baltimore law targeting disclaimers at pregnancy centers     Washington Examiner Robert King January 5, 2018 A federal appeals court unanimously found Baltimore’s ordinance to make pregnancy centers post signs about abortion is unconstitutional. The 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s ruling that the ordinance, which requires pregnancy care centers run by anti-abortion groups to post notices that they don’t provide abortions in their waiting rooms, violates the First Amendment. The three-judge panel ruled that the ordinance compelled a “politically and religiously motivated group to convey a message fundamentally at odds with … Continue reading