Hot News Stories (11/13/13)

Bloomberg News (New York, NY)
About a quarter of state-funded family-planning clinics in Texas’s Lower Rio Grande Valley closed after funding was cut in 2011, forcing women to forgo breast exams, Pap smears and contraception, according to new report.

Sun-Sentinel (Broward, FL)
Hoping to slash the staggeringly high numbers of teen pregnancy and HIV/AIDS cases, a Florida school district plans to require schools to offer a more inclusive and updated sexual health curriculum.

The Hill (Washington, DC)
The Supreme Court will not revive an Oklahoma law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound prior to receiving an abortion. The justices declined Tuesday to hear an appeal from state officials, letting stand a previous ruling against the ultrasound law by the Oklahoma Supreme Court. 


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