Hot News Stories (6/5/13)

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
An anti-choice bill that would require a woman seeking an abortion in Wisconsin to have a medically unnecessary ultrasound and hear a “thorough description of the image and visible features of the fetus” is scheduled for a hearing Wednesday.

Bloomberg Business Week (New York, NY)
New York Gov. Cuomo’s proposed abortion legislation is likely to have the backing of Republican voters. More than half of Republicans favored abortion rights in a March poll of registered voters.

Lancaster Online (Lancaster, PA)
After a district court judge denied a Cabinet maker’s request for an exemption from the contraception mandate of the health care law, the company is trying again before the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Reuters (USA)
El Salvador’s decision to deny an ill woman carrying a malformed foetus an abortion highlights the region’s draconian abortion laws that are putting women’s lives at risk and landing them in jail, a reproductive rights group says.

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