Bloomberg News (USA)
Anti-choice North Dakota lawmakers are poised to ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, the narrowest window of any U.S. state, and become the first to bar terminations sought because of genetic abnormalities.
The Hill (Washington, DC)
A House Republican used Wednesday’s much-watched meeting with President Obama to urge the administration to reconsider its birth-control mandate.
The Huffington Post (USA)
Despite improvements in contraceptive prevalence from 1990 to 2010, an estimated 233 million women worldwide will have an unmet need for contraception by 2015, according to a United Nations study published on this week.