Hot News Stories (12/19/13)Posted: December 19, 2013
ABC News (USA)
North Dakota’s lone abortion clinic is on pace to end the year with the fewest number of pregnancy-ending procedures recorded in more than a decade, a drop attributed in part to new legislation the director says has confused some into thinking abortion in the state is now outlawed, and led them to neighboring states.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell’s secretary of health and human services will serve another term to help his new Democratic boss attempt to persuade a divided General Assembly to expand Medicaid.
As the Family Research Council (FRC) discovered while reviewing healthcare plans in the D.C. health exchange, it is almost impossible for consumers to get accurate information regarding which plans cover elective abortion. The Maryland Health Exchange is turning out to be no different.