Hot News Stories (10/7/13)Posted: October 7, 2013
RH Reality Check (USA)
In a decision that may have widespread repercussions, the Nebraska Supreme Court rejected the request of the 16-year-old ward of the state to get an abortion, upholding a lower court’s determination that the minor was not mature enough to make this decision on her own.
According to a national poll released Friday, nearly seven in 10 American Catholics agree with the newly installed Pope’s statements that the church should focus less on contentious social issues, and say the church has become too focused on same-sex marriage, abortion, and contraceptives.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
More doctors in Alabama could be forced to register as abortion providers under a proposed rule now under consideration.