Hot News Stories (6/19/13)Posted: June 19, 2013
CBS News (USA)
Despite calls from Republican Party leaders to move away from focusing on social issues, especially in light of the GOP’s 2012 election losses, the Republican-led House of Representatives Tuesday passed a dangerous anti-choice bill that would restrict abortions to the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Michigan Live (Lansing, MI)
The Republican-led Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved severe anti-choice legislation that could make it more difficult for a minor to access abortion services without parental consent, despite already existing consent laws.
New York Times (New York, NY)
Forty-one states have enacted abortion restrictions at different stages of pregnancy. The New York Times now offers a handy chart showing at which point each state’s laws ban abortion.