Hot News Stories (6/13/13)Posted: June 13, 2013
Politico (Washington, DC)
The plaintiffs in the suit over access to emergency contraception filed a response Wednesday in which they contend that the government’s plan to provide Plan B One-Step over the counter without age restrictions doesn’t do enough to comply with a federal judge’s order.
New York Times (New York, NY)
Anti-choice legislation that would outlaw nearly all abortions after the 22nd week of pregnancy was put on a fast track to the House floor on Wednesday after being approved in committee on a party-line vote.
Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX)
For the second time in as many days, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Tuesday expanded the scope of the Legislature’s special session, adding to the agenda an issue sure to ignite fiery fights in the House and Senate — abortion.