Hot News Stories (8/12/13)

NBC Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Illinois schools that teach sex education will be required to provide information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases — in addition to abstinence — under a bill that Gov. Pat Quinn has said he’ll sign into law.

Kansas City Star
 (Topeka,  KS)
Attorneys for Kansas and Planned Parenthood have agreed about how parts of a new anti-choice state law will be enforced and are seeking to narrow the abortion provider’s federal lawsuit over the statute.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) said this past Friday that he will not sign or veto the latest anti-choice legislation passed by the Missouri State Legislature and will allow it to passively become law on August 28. Missouri will become the eleventh state to ban telemedicine abortions. 


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