Hot News Stories (7/31/12)
*House to vote on DC abortion bill today*
DCist (Washington, DC)
National Groups Weigh In on D.C. Late-Term Abortion Ban Bill
A federal judge refused on Monday to block an Arizona law banning most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, saying it does not impose a “substantial obstacle” to the procedure, and cleared the way for the statute to take effect on Thursday.
The Hill (Washington, DC)
An anti-choice extremist group in Oklahoma that seeks to establish legal personhood for embryos is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a state ballot initiative on the issue to proceed.