Hot News Stories (11/18/13)Posted: November 18, 2013
NBC News (USA)
Women who get an abortion may be interested in long-acting forms of birth control, such as implants and IUDs. A new study suggests offering women those types of contraception right away may lower the chance they’ll have another unintended pregnancy.
Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)
China’s family-planning agency is projecting a slow rollout for an easing of its one-child policy, signaling the government’s reluctance to quickly amend a law that has been in place for decades.
National Journal (USA)
Later this month, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will meet in private to decide whether they should hear a challenge to the new health care law’s contraception mandate.
Dallas News (Dallas, TX)
The former president of a national ambulatory surgical accreditation organization (AAAASF) in Texas says, “No matter on what side of the abortion argument one falls, the consequence of this law intended to save lives will almost certainly result in more deaths.”