Supreme Court strikes down California law requiring pregnancy centers to provide abortion information

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On Tuesday, the Supreme Court struck down a California law that required faith-based pregnancy centers to tell clients about publicly funded abortions. (sframephoto/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images)

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a California law that required faith-based pregnancy centers to inform patients about state-subsidized abortions and contraception.

In the 5-4 ruling by Justice Clarence Thomas (PDF), the court called the law "unconstitutional" and "overly burdensome."