Hot News Stories (2/12/13)Posted: February 12, 2013
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
Anti-choice Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe has signed into law a ban on abortion coverage in the health insurance exchange but says he’s still concerned about two other abortion restrictions pending in the Legislature.
Nebraska Live (Omaha, NE)
New polling from shows Nebraska voters overwhelmingly support comprehensive sexual health education in schools.
Kansas City Star (Topeka, KS)
Anti-choice activists urged a Kansas Senate committee Monday to endorse a bill that would prohibit so-called “sex-selective” abortions, marking the start of a push anti-choice restrictions in a state that’s already tightened its laws significantly.
The Virginian-Pilot (Richmond, VA)
Even as health benefit exchanges bring the promise of more medical coverage for Virginians, access to abortion could become further restricted.
UCSF (San Francisco, CA)
Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UC San Francisco.