Hot News Stories (5/9/13)Posted: May 9, 2013
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Pushing big government intrusion- Republican Senator Mike Lee (UT) introduced an anti-choice bill on Tuesday that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy, complimenting Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) House bill.
The Huffington Post (USA)
A federal judge, asked by the government on Tuesday to freeze his plan giving teenage girls broader access to morning-after birth control, instead seized the chance to accuse health officials of playing politics with the public health.
Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC)
Parents would have to give their teenagers permission before they could receive birth control or be treated for sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse or mental illness, under an anti-choice bill approved in a House committee on Tuesday.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
The state of Arkansas asked a federal judge to dismiss an effort to overturn a new anti-choice law banning most abortions 12 weeks into a pregnancy, arguing the restriction is constitutional and furthers the state’s interests.