Hot News Stories (6/25/13)Posted: June 25, 2013
The Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT)
From RMC’s National Co-Chair Susan Bevan: “The Republican Party is at a critical crossroads. The country’s tenuous economic future has Americans yearning for effective fiscal policy while limiting the role of government in our personal lives. These principles once defined the GOP, and it is time the party reaffirms them.”
Huffington Post (USA)
Amid a heated debate Texas’ anti-choice abortion ban, state Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (R) made the ridiculous suggestion that a proposed exemption for rape victims was unnecessary because assaulted women could simply turn to rape kits “to get cleaned out.”
The Supreme Court will step back into the national debate over free speech and abortion, accepting an appeal Monday on the rights of protesters outside medical clinics.
Fox News (USA)
Republicans used their majority to limit debate and give preliminary approval early Monday to some of the toughest abortion restrictions in the country as time was running out on the Texas Legislature’s special session.