A woman entering the Crisis Pregnancy Center, in a modern medical building in Poughkeepsie, New York, is greeted by a staff member seated behind a sliding glass window who hands her a clipboard with forms to fill out. In the bathroom, a chrome-and-glass cart holds a medicine jar full of cotton. But this is no doctor's office. The center--affiliated with the Christian Action Council's Care Net, a nonprofit organization based in Sterling, Virginia--has no staff members with medical training. Rather, any woman who drops by is offered a free over-the-counter pregnancy test and a good dose of antiabortion counseling using plastic...

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