Hot News Stories (4/4/13)Posted: April 4, 2013
The Miami Herald (Miami, FL)
The abortion debate reignited Wednesday in a divided Florida House committee that approved a bill seeking to ban sex- and race-selective abortions.
Fox News (USA)
By a single Senate vote, Virginia’s General Assembly on Wednesday prohibited abortion coverage from being offered in insurance policies that would be sold through a federally funded health insurance exchange– even if individuals use their own private funds.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
A bill headed to anti-choice Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) says a physician would have to be present when a woman takes abortion-inducing drugs, even though the medical community states otherwise.
Bismark Tribune (Bismark, ND)
If supporters of a referral of North Dakota’s three anti-choice laws signed by the Gov. last week get enough signatures to get them on the ballot, the laws will be on hold until the June 2014 election.