Hot News Stories (2/3/14)Posted: February 3, 2014
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
The abortion rate in the United States dropped to its lowest point since the Supreme Court legalized the procedure in all 50 states, according to a study suggesting that new, long-acting contraceptive methods are having a significant impact in reducing unwanted pregnancies.
The Clarion Ledger (Baton Rouge, LA)
Family planning clinic administrators in Louisiana say new anti-choice legislation will make it nearly impossible for the state’s five remaining clinics to stay open.
Indiana Star (Indianapolis, IN)
Recently a federal district court temporarily blocked Indiana restrictions on non-surgical abortion that were scheduled to take effect Jan. 1. This type of anti-choice legislation claims to protect women’s health but in fact does just the opposite.