Hot News Stories (8/1/13)Posted: August 1, 2013
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory (R) personally delivered a plate of cookies to the pro-choice advocates protesting the recent passage of an anti-choice bill expected to close state clinics. The protestors returned the cookies saying, “We would rather have healthcare than cookies.”
The Post-Bulletin (Fargo, ND)
A judge ruled Wednesday to block an anti-choice North Dakota law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges, after opponents of the bill argued it would shut down the state’s lone remaining clinic.
San Jose Mercury News (San Jose, CA)
The “morning after” pill can be bought today from the shelves of most pharmacies and grocery stores, available to anyone of any age without restrictions, in a step that profoundly eases access to emergency contraception.