Let’s stop this attack on crisis pregnancy centers that are trying to save lives!
House Bill HB 663 and Senate Bill SB 501 are in the works; they will harm crisis pregnancy centers, and the bills have continued to advance. HB 663 will come before the House Committee on Health TOMORROW, February 7. SB 501 has been passed out of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor with amendments; no date has been set for senate to vote.
- Today or first thing tomorrow morning (before 9:30 a.m.), contact the members of the House Health Committee. Ask him/her to oppose HB 663. Click here for the members’ names and contact information. Feel free to leave a message after hours. Be sure to let them know that you are a member of Concerned Women for America of Hawaii.
- Contact your Senator and ask him/her to oppose SB501. If you don’t know who your senator is or how to contact them, simply click here, go to the upper right hand corner of the page and fill in your street name next to “Find Your Legislator.” Be sure to let them know that you are a member of Concerned Women for America of Hawaii.
- Please forward this e-alert on to friends and family.
Pray that our members of the legislature will understand that these centers are helping women in difficult situations at NO cost to taxpayers and that we should help, not harm, their efforts.
Background: HB 663 and SB 501 are an attack on the free speech rights of crisis pregnancy centers. This legislation “Requires all limited service pregnancy centers to disclose the availability of and enrollment information for reproductive health services. Establishes privacy and disclosure requirements for individual records and information. Authorizes civil penalties and civil actions for enforcement and remedy.”
This means that these underfunded charities may have to pay hefty financial penalties if they refuse to follow these absurd and unnecessary regulations.
CPC’s, who already struggle to stay afloat, quite literally rescue women and babies from the claws of death and despair. These centers are typically volunteer-run, donation-based, life-embracing charities that will now have to promote state-assisted abortion or pay bundles out of their shallow budgets if they don’t comply. Please help us make sure that doesn’t happen.