Hot News Stories (1/31/14)Posted: January 31, 2014
RH Reality Check (USA)
The question of whether for-profit corporations may be exempted based on religious objections from the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act inched toward resolution Tuesday with a flurry of legal briefs from members of Congress and advocacy groups both in support of and against the mandate.
The Courier-Journal (Frankfurt, KY)
An anti-choice bill to penalize doctors if they choose to not perform medically unnecessary ultrasounds before an abortion passed a Kentucky Senate committee Thursday.
Lima Ohio News (Lima, OH)
The state’s legislative leaders are split on the time Ohio lawmakers have spent this session debating women’s health issues including anti-choice restrictions on abortions.
Planned Parenthood in Alaska sued the state health commissioner on Wednesday over regulations that prevent state Medicaid from covering elective abortions.