Hot News Stories (7/10/13)Posted: July 10, 2013
Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC)
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) said Wednesday that he’ll veto an anti-choice bill unless “significant changes” are made. The bill imposes unnecessary regulations on reproductive health clinics that could cause many to close.
Politico (Washington, DC)
Urged by anti-choice rights groups and Republican lawmakers to take up their cause, Florida senator Marco Rubio (R) is mulling over introducing legislation to ban abortions after 20 weeks nationally — despite the fact that this bill would never pass the Democratic Senate.
CBS News (USA)
The Texas state House on Tuesday, over the objections of pro-choice protestors, provisionally approved an anti-chouice ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
WBUR Boston (Boston, MA)
Two prominent Catholic groups are finding themselves, once again, on opposite sides of a key issue regarding the Affordable Care Act’s requirement for most employer-based health insurance plans to provide women with birth control.