Hot News Stories (7/26/13)Posted: July 26, 2013
The Ledger-Examiner (Raleigh, NC)
The North Carolina Legislature on Thursday approved new anti-choice abortion rules aiming to restrict the ability of women to have abortions by forcing clinics to close.
RH Reality Check (USA)
Wisconsin is about to functionally lose one of its five abortion providers, because the clinic was bought out by a hospital that will no longer allow abortions to be performed at the facility.
Huffington Post (USA)
The Peace Corps Equity Act of 2013 of the Senate Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which would allow the Peace Corps to provide its volunteers with health insurance coverage for abortion in certain cases, advanced out of committee on Thursday.
Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
Ireland’s justice minister declared his support for abortion rights, as the head of state considered whether to sign the predominantly Catholic country’s first bill to provide limited access to the service.