Hot News Stories (4/19/13)Posted: April 19, 2013
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Americans are bitterly divided on abortion. Before abandoning facts for rhetoric, the Washington Post tackles some misunderstandings about this procedure.
The Guardian (USA)
By now you’ve heard about the trial of Kermit Gosnell, a Pennsylvania doctor who allegedly ran a filthy health clinic where he performed illegal abortion procedures. But the ideologues doing the cover up are on the anti-choice side.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
A judge said Thursday he plans to rule in favor of North Dakota’s lone abortion clinic in its challenge to shoot down a 2011 state law that sought to limit the use of drugs to terminate pregnancies.
The Miami Herald (Miami, FL)
Following hours of fiery debate that included accusations of female infanticide and eugenics, the Florida House passed a bill that would ban abortions based on sex or gender, the third successful abortion bill to pass the House in two days