Hot News Stories (4/23/13)Posted: April 23, 2013
The Dickenson Press (Grand Forks, ND)
A group of North Dakota petitioners received the official go-ahead Friday from North Dakota’s secretary of state to begin collecting signatures to put three recently passed anti-choice laws to a statewide vote.
The Huffington Post (USA)
A debate in Florida’s House of Representatives over an anti-choice ban on race- and sex-selective abortions became extremely heated Thursday, causing several women lawmakers to walk out in protest.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
A Virginia abortion clinic is closing after 40 years in business. Hillcrest Clinic director Suzette Caton says Virginia’s new abortion clinic regulations and rising costs contributed to the decision to close.
Mississippi Now (Moselle, MS)
Recent study reveals that the most effective method of contraception is long-term reversible IUDS, that have a failure rate up to 20 times lower than the pill.