Hot News Stories (9/26/13)

Texas Observer (Houston, TX)
In September the Texas Department of State Health Services spent $1.2 million on a new project promoting abstinence-only sex education, and lacking any proven-effective methods to combat high rates of teen pregnancy.

Huffington Post (USA)
Some House Republicans argued, without success, to include a ban on late-term abortions in a bill to authorize a one-year increase of the debt ceiling just three weeks before the Treasury Department expects that the United States will not have enough money to fund its obligations.

New York Times (New York, NY)
A new documentary focused on the four doctors in the United States openly performing third-trimester abortions, takes a complicated subject beyond the familiar muck of often ill-informed talking points to deliver a frank portrayal of the real life situations of the physicians and their desperate patients.

Senators announced this week the introduction of legislation to require family planning service projects and programs to provide more information about adoption.


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