Hot News Stories (7/11/13)Posted: July 11, 2013
Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC)
The North Carolina House is set to vote on a controversial anti-choice bill on Thursday, one day after its provisions were attached to unrelated motorcycle safety legislation without advanced notice to the public or other lawmakers.
The Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX)
The Texas House of Representatives passed a vigorously contested anti-choice bill on Wednesday restricting access to reproductive healthcare across the state.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
The absolutist voices have always dominated the abortion debate. But as it flares again in Congress and in legislatures across the country, the fight this time is heading into complicated political terrain, stirring the ambivalence that most Americans feel about the issue.
Politico (Washington, DC)
Anti-choice Sen. Marco Rubio is “very supportive” of the effort to introduce a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks, and is working with other senators on the bill. The Florida Republican wouldn’t say whether he will be a lead sponsor of the proposed legislation.