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Quinn Joins Call To End Crisis Pregnancy Center "Scare" Tactics

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Some area lawmakers on Tuesday called on Congress to crack down on facilities that falsely advertise abortion services.

Among those in attendance was mayoral candidate Christine Quinn who is in support of the Stop Deceptive Advertising For Women's Services Act.

Sponsored by Representative Carolyn Maloney, the legislation would crack down on Crisis Pregnancy Centers that use various tactics and keep women from making informed decisions about abortion and adoption.

"Through biased information, terrible scare tactics, and blatant lies, CPCs deprive women seeking pregnancy related services and other gynecological care -- prenatal care -- effectively increasing their chances of risky late-term abortions and or other health problems," Quinn said.

"What we are really trying to do is make sure that there is truth in advertising. That what you go to receive is what you get there," Maloney said.

A City Council measure that would have required these centers to be more transparent about their services is still pending in court. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP