Hot News Stories (4/16/13)

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RMC in the News

Sentinel and Enterprise (Boston, MA)
RMC National Co-Chair Candy Straight combats false claims that Democrat Ed Markey is the only MA Senate candidate “on the right side of women’s health.”  “State Rep. Dan Winslow is a fiscally conservative, pro-choice Republican who has been outspoken in his support of women’s right to access safe and legal reproductive health services. It’s time to stop using women’s health as a political football.”

News

Reuters (USA)
Mississippi’s only abortion clinic was granted a temporary reprieve from closure on Monday when a federal judge blocked enforcement of an anti-choice state law that required its doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals.

The San Francisco Chronicle
(San Francisco, CA)
Republicans in the Pennsylvania House on Monday pushed out of committee an anti-choice bill that would prevent most coverage for abortions under the health exchange in Pennsylvania being set up as part of the federal health care overhaul.

The Jamestown Sun
(Fargo, ND)
As the abortion debate spotlight shines on North Dakota, the state’s only clinic that provides abortions will go to court this week to challenge an anti-choice 2011 law that would effectively ban medication abortions.

The Hill
(Washington, DC)
Congressional Republicans are unlikely to mount new efforts to regulate abortion clinics following the grisly murder trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, lawmakers said Monday. 

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