Hot News Stories (8/26/13)Posted: August 26, 2013
AZ Central (Phoenix, AZ)
On Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Arizona cannot strip Medicaid funding from doctors and clinics that perform abortions, upholding a lower-court ruling.
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)
Planned Parenthood recently filed a federal challenge to an anti-choice Indiana law requiring clinics that administer the so-called abortion pill to have full surgical facilities, which it says would halt abortion services at clinics in the state.
Huffington Post (USA)
New survey finds more than 50 family planning clinics that provide abortion services across the country have closed or stopped offering the procedure since a heavy wave of anti-choice legislative attacks on providers began in 2010.