Joe Pojman, executive director for the Texas Alliance for Life, an anti-abortion group
, said reproductive rights groups were "crying wolf" about the potential impacts on women.
GOP hopeful Carly Fiorina, for example, claimed the undercover videos shot at Planned Parenthood by The Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group
, showed "a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain.
In Wichita, anti-abortion groups
used to pressure taxi companies to stop providing transportation to and from Tiller's clinic.
Troy Newman, president of the anti-abortion group
Operation Rescue, read about Roeder's statement and e-mailed The Associated Press, saying: "This guy is a fruit and a lunatic.
Wichita police said they were investigating any ties Roeder may have had to anti-abortion groups
Banning anti-abortion groups
from advertising "pregnancy counselling" without stating they oppose terminations.
One needs to ask: Is there truly common ground on reducing the incidence of abortion if even moderate anti-abortion groups
cannot step up to the plate and work for access to contraception?
Conservative actions aren't novel, either, Voorhes notes; anti-abortion groups
have frequently filed resolutions asking companies to stop contributing to certain causes or nonprofits.
pounced on this, claiming it proved abortion at 24 weeks, currently the UK maximum, must cause the foetus pain.
The beleaguered California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, struggling to overcome three lawsuits filed by anti-abortion groups
, has yet to award a grant.
The measure - sponsored by a Sacramento-area couple and backed by the Catholic Church and other anti-abortion groups
- is designed to bring to California a law in effect in 17 other states that requires parental notification before an abortion can be performed on girls under 18.
believe they can pass this into law this year.
At least three US states require by law that women considering an abortion should be told it will raise their risk of breast cancer, and anti-abortion groups
are lobbying hard for this requirement to be extended to other states.
It may come as a surprise that there are hundreds of anti-abortion groups
and sport hunting groups and even right wing think tanks such as the Fraser Institute among the 80,000 charities in Canada that can issue charitable tax receipts.
have fallen out over a threat to expose and name staff who work in a city centre abortion clinic.