Hot News stories (5/10/13)Posted: May 10, 2013
New York Times (New York, NY)
The two companies that make vaccines against cervical cancer announced Thursday that they would cut their prices to the world’s poorest countries below $5 per dose, eventually making it possible for millions of girls to be protected against a major cancer killer.
Despite the recent controversy surrounding the PA abortion doctor on trial, Gallup finds 26% of Americans saying abortion should be legal under any circumstances and 20% saying it should be illegal in all circumstances. The majority, 52%, opt for something in between, as has been the case in nearly every Gallup measure of this question since 1975.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
A federal judge has reinstated a lawsuit filed by a Christian college challenging the contraception mandate, after it was dismissed last year when a judge agreed with the Justice Department that the school wasn’t suffering immediate harm.
Business Insider (USA)
Melinda Gates recently took the number one spot on Business Insider’s list of Women Who Are Changing The World for her efforts to promote contraception and fight high rates of unplanned pregnancy internationally.