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Google, under pressure from abortion lobby, removes ads for pregnancy-help centers

Catholic World News - April 29, 2014

Google has removed web advertisements from several pregnancy-help centers, acting in response to complaints from NARAL Pro-Choice America that the ads were deceptive.

NARAL argued that the ads, reaching out to women concerned about pregnancy, were misleading because the pregnancy-help centers did not offer abortion services. Google explained that ads are discontinued if they are found to violate the company’s standards for “relevance, clarity, and accuracy.”

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  • Posted by: loumiamo7154 - Apr. 29, 2014 6:49 PM ET USA

    And why would the thought police confine themselves to Britain when the world wide web needs them so desperately?

  • Posted by: leeanne50 - Apr. 29, 2014 6:49 PM ET USA

    As difficult as it will be, I will no longer be using Google services. Stating that pregnancy-help centers that do not provide abortions are deceptive is ridiculous and far as I'm concerned NARAL is group being deceptive. This will probably take a while and if anyone has any suggestions for an alternate search engine/email service I would appreciate it. Additional, I will be informing Google about this decision. Maybe if enough people and companies do this Google will reverse their decision.

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