Hot News Stories (3/21/13)Posted: March 21, 2013
The Huffington Post (USA)
Anti-choice Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) vowed in December to make abortion in Texas “a thing of the past,” and Republican state legislators obliged him on Tuesday by advancing a bill that opponents say could close 37 out of the state’s 42 existing abortion clinics.
The Independent Record (Helena, MT)
Montana House Democrats have said it’s a “top priority” to restore to the state budget $4.6 million in federal funds for family-planning clinics across the state. But on Tuesday, as part of a deal on House Bill 2, they made no attempt to do so.
The Inforum (Fargo, ND)
A new sex education program launched by two North Dakota State University faculty members in partnership with Planned Parenthood could once again be in limbo.