Hot News Stories (9/6/13)Posted: September 6, 2013
NBC News (USA)
The birth rate among teenagers reached another historic low in 2012, government researchers announced Friday, and there is evidence that a switch to more effective means of birth control is a factor.
Politico (Washington, DC)
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has asked the Obama administration to take precautions to make sure federal funds don’t go to abortion coverage for lawmakers and congressional staffers.
New York Times (New York, NY)
The next abortion case is here. At issue is the Supreme Court’s own unstable abortion doctrine, specifically on where five justices might be willing to draw a line between acceptable and impermissible obstacles to access to abortion.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Amid increasing calls for legalization of abortion in Africa, botched cases leading to maternal death among young women are on the rise, according to recent reports.