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RTN in the News

Reproductive Transparency Now (RTN) is raising awareness about anti-abortion "crisis pregnancy centers" in Chicago, Illinois, and across the U.S. Check out some of our recent news coverage below.

Monday, April 15, 2024

"Reproductive Transparency Now founder Lisa Battisfore criticizes Chicago anti-abortion clinics, advocates for bodily autonomy at SAAM event"

Kelley Lu

The Daily Northwestern

Monday, January 29, 2024

"Abortion Rights Advocates Warn Edgewater’s New Crisis Pregnancy Center Could Mislead Patients"

Kayleigh Padar

Block Club Chicago

Thursday, January 4, 2024

"Illinois Won’t Enforce Law Targeting Misleading Anti-Abortion Centers, But People Can Still Report Fraud"

Kayleigh Padar

Block Club Chicago

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

"Sponsor of State Law Targeting Crisis Pregnancy Centers in ‘Shock and Dismay’ After AG Backs Off Legal Fight"

Amanda Vinicky


Monday, October 16, 2023

"Abortion rights activists organize Evanston Pro-Choice Rally and March"

Joerg Metzner

Evanston RoundTable

Friday, August 4, 2023

"State law regulating crisis pregnancy centers put on hold by federal judge"

Rich Miller

Monday, March 11, 2024

"Pro-choice activists protest crisis pregnancy center on International Women's Day"

Lu Calzada

Windy City Times

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

"(Don’t) be deceived"

Maia McDonald

Chicago Reader

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

"Chicago abortion rights and LGBTQ+ advocates seek permit to march on day before Democratic National Convention"

Phyllis Cha

Chicago Sun-Times

Saturday, October 28, 2023

"Abortion rights groups protest crisis pregnancy center in McHenry"

Michelle Meyer

Northwest Herald

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

"Crisis pregnancy centers outnumber abortion providers in Illinois by nearly 3 to 1"

Claire Kurgan & Mawa Iqbal

WBEZ Chicago

Friday, August 4, 2023

"Federal judge blocks crisis pregnancy center law"

Tom Wray

Illinois Eagle

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