Hot News Stories (5/6/13)

San Antonio Express News (San Antonio, TX)
The Texas Legislature is poised to increase funding for preventive care, which will help restore access, rebuild the safety net, and reduce Medicaid costs. Both chambers’ budget bills continue the Texas Women’s Health Program and fund contraceptive care through Community Primary Care.

Reno News
 (Reno, NV)
A bill moving its way through the Nevada Legislature would require all districts to provide uniform, medically accurate and age-appropriate sex education lessons. 

Alaska Public Media
 (Juneau, AK)
Over the past few months, states like Kansas and North Dakota have moved so-called “fetal personhood” measures as a challenge to Roe v. Wade. On Friday, Alaska’s Supreme Court reaffirmed that such anti-choice laws would not hold up in the state.


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