Amici Tells 9th Circuit ACA-Based Abortion Disclosures Are Not Protected Speech

Mealey's (February 29, 2016, 2:33 PM EST) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Disclosures California law imposes on crisis pregnancy centers regarding abortion availability are commercial speech regardless of the cost of those services, an amicus told the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Feb. 24 (A Woman’s Friend Pregnancy Resource Clinic, Crisis Pregnancy Center of Northern California and Alternative Women’s Center v. Kamala Harris, Attorney General, State of California, No. 15-17517, 9th Cir.).

(Amicus brief available. Document #93-160330-003B.)

In 2010, Congress enacted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), making millions of Californians, 53...
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