In 2009, in response to growing concerns about crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), volunteers for our sister organization, NARAL Pro-Choice New York, decided to conduct an undercover investigation of the CPCs in New York. The purpose of this research was to determine how CPCs advertise themselves and whether or not they provide full options counseling, including complete and accurate information about abortion and contraception. The results, as presented in this report, demonstrate that many CPCs in New York City consistently provide misinformation and seek to manipulate and scare the women who turn to them for care they mistakenly believe to be accurate and unbiased.

Read the full report, “She Said Abortion Could Cause Breast Cancer”: A Report on the Lies, Manipulations, and Privacy Violations of Crisis Pregnancy Centers in New York City.”