Hot News Stories (1/14/14)

The Wichita Journal (Wichita, KS)
Kansas abortion ban differs from the overturned Arizona ban at center of the recent Supreme Court decision in a number of ways, and neither Planned Parenthood nor Kansans For Life expect the Kansas law to be overturned anytime soon.

Politico (Washington, DC)
The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that most employers provide contraception in their health plans, even if a company’s owners have religious objections.

New York Times (New York, NY)
A new paper released Monday makes the case that controversial but popular programs “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Moms” actually reduced the teenage birthrate by nearly 6 percent, contributing to a long-term decline that accelerated during the recession.

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