Anti-abortion groups to buy ads on Google

Religious groups had accused the search giant of breaching equality laws by banning ads which criticised abortionChristian and other religious groups opposed to abortion were allowed to advertise on Google for the first time from today, after the search engine capitulated in the face of a legal challenge.Google had banned pro-life religious groups from buying adverts against search terms such as “abortion” and “abortion help” but was forced to abandon its policy after it was accused of breaching equalities legislation. climbdown on abortion ads in UK
Google is to change its policy on adverts about abortion following a legal challenge from a Christian pressure group.It had refused a Christian Institute advert, saying it did not allow the advertising of websites with “abortion and religion-related content”.The institute threatened to use British equality laws to contest the decision.But after an out-of-court settlement, Google will now allow religious groups to advertise about abortion. Lifts Ban On Controversial Christian Institute Ads
A United Kingdom evangelical Christian charity has settled a legal complaint brought against Google after the company agreed in an out-of-court settlement to allow religious groups to place factual ads related to abortion.

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