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On the website, the collective explained why the spamming is necessary, writing: “Crisis pregnancy centers pose as abortion clinics online but do not actually provide abortions or abortion referrals.
“If they refuse to be transparent on their website, we will be transparent in their reviews.”
They provided code for users to run on their computers that automatically sends one-star reviews to crisis pregnancy centres.
Planned Parenthood has previously warned against crisis pregnancy centres, which have been criticised for imitating abortion clinics when they don’t offer terminations.
Planned Parenthood’s website states: “Fake clinics usually try really hard to seem like a normal doctor’s office. They might have ultrasound machines, staff in white coats, medical-sounding names, and professional websites.”
In an update on the S.A.F.E.R. initiative website and reported by NBC, Yelp has temporarily disabled the review feature for Crisis Pregnancy Centers.
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