Hot News Stories (7/17/13)

Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA)
A new United Nations report finds improving access to contraception is a key element to reducing maternal and child deaths.

Politico
 (Washington, DC)
There’s little support for a controversial anti-choice bill in North Carolina, and new polling shows voters are directing some of their anger at Gov. Pat McCrory (R) who has now said he would sign the House version.

Arkansas Business
 (Little Rock, AK)
Arkansas’ attorney general has rejected the wording of an anti-choice proposed constitutional amendment that would declare that life begins at conception.

St. Louis Post Dispatch
 (St. Louis, MO)
When Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) on Friday allowed a restrictive anti-choice measure passed by the state legislature to become law without his signature, he effectively eliminated the use of telemedicine in the state. This will have the greatest effect on low income and rural Missouri women.

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