A federal judge has temporarily exempted Hobby Lobby Stores Inc from a requirement in the 2010 healthcare law that it offer workers insurance coverage for birth control, which the retailer said violated its religious beliefs.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
Alabama’s new law setting stricter requirements for abortion doctors won’t be enforced this year.
NC News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
North Carolina would join a growing number of states imposing stringent anti-choice restrictions on abortion clinics if it enacts one of two bills still pending in the final days of the legislative session.