Hot News Stories (9/20/13)Posted: September 20, 2013
Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
Pope Francis, in an extraordinary interview that electrified the Catholic world, said that the Roman Catholic Church has become unduly obsessed with condemning abortion, gay marriage, and contraception.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA)
The Obama administration set the stage Thursday for another Supreme Court showdown on the president’s healthcare law, this time to decide whether for-profit companies can be forced to provide full contraceptive coverage for their employees despite religious objections from their owners.
New York Times (New York, NY)
It is a new frontier of the anti-abortion movement: anti-choice laws banning abortion at 20 weeks after conception, contending that fetuses can feel pain then. But medical experts and the scientific community have not come to such a conclusion.