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Mapping Deception: A Closer Look at How States’ Anti-Abortion Center Programs Operate

To better understand how anti-abortion center networks and Alternatives to Abortion (A2A) programs operate and the harm that they cause, this report maps A2A programs and analyzes the patterns of these programs across state lines.

What We Do

Equity Forward believes that all people should have equitable access to reproductive health care.

Equity Forward runs research-driven campaigns to hold anti-reproductive health forces accountable.

As a watchdog project, Equity Forward seeks to ensure transparency and accountability among anti-reproductive health groups and individuals who are actively working to deny people access to services.

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Who We Are

Equity Forward is a team of researchers, lawyers and communications professionals that uses research to counteract the damaging work of anti-reproductive health forces.

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Latest News

Report Questions Oversight Of Centers In Florida Pregnancy Program That Use State Dollars

June 23, 2021 News Article

"Alternatives to abortion programs have absolutely ballooned over recent years across the United States," said Molly Bangs, the director of Equity Forward. "I think taxpayers in Florida, and I...

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Hungary has also engaged in anti-immigrant and anti-reproductive health policies. Read our statement on the form… https://t.co/VX1OCY5jmU

At least 10 states are giving million of dollars in federal funds set aside to help needy families to anti-abortion clinics, according to accountability organization Equity Forward, which shared a report with The Guardian.

June 15, 2021 News Article

“These centers use elaborately devised tactics to trick people into believing they provide abortion services. From the names they choose, which often vary only slightly from those of abortion...

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