Hot News Stories (3/25/13)Posted: March 25, 2013
Anti-choice North Dakota lawmakers on Friday approved a proposed amendment to the state constitution that could make the state the first to define life as beginning at conception, which would effectively outlaw all abortions.
ABC News (USA)
With 21 states having adopted bans or severe restrictions on insurance companies from paying for abortions, Washington is alone in seriously considering pro-choice legislation mandating the opposite.
The Marion Star (Columbus, OH)
The government is sufficiently addressing the concerns of an Ohio Roman Catholic university and dioceses in Michigan over a provision of the federal health care law mandating employer-provided birth control, a federal judge ruled Friday in dismissing their lawsuit.
Texas is next in a line of states trying to diminish the access women have to abortions. An anti-choice bill that would close many clinics in the state is now headed for a state Senate vote.