Hot News Stories (9/5/13)Posted: September 5, 2013
A group of medical professors is responding to the anti-choice crackdown on family planning clinics that provide abortions by urging hospitals to fill the void and reverse a decades-long trend that has isolated abortion providers from the mainstream medical community.
New York Times (New York, NY)
Albuquerque has become the latest flash point in the abortion wars, where anti-choice groups have collected enough signatures to hold a referendum over whether to make Albuquerque the first city in the country to ban abortions at 20 weeks after conception, just as a dozen states have done.
Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX)
At least four reproductive health clinics that provide abortions in rural Texas and possibly three more are preparing to close, hobbled by a state law that requires the clinics to meet tougher and medically unnecessary standards.