Hot News Stories (4/25/13)Posted: April 25, 2013
Scaling down a legal fight with the White House, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has agreed to drop a subpoena about the government’s requirement of insurance coverage for birth control, a court filing on Monday said.
Efforts are underway to rewrite rules governing the training of the nation’s family doctors. The proposed new rules drop existing requirements that family medicine residents be required to undergo training in contraception and counseling women with unintended pregnancies.
The Clarion Ledger (Clarion, MS)
The anti-choice activists pushing a proposed amendment to the Mississippi constitution that would define life as beginning at conception are ready to begin collecting signatures again, despite the failure of similar ballot measures in the past.