Hot News Stories (2/28/14)Posted: February 28, 2014
Arizona Daily Star (Phoenix, AZ)
Ignoring a virtually certain lawsuit, the Arizona state House voted Thursday to let health officials conduct unannounced warrantless inspections at family planning clinics that also offer abortion services.
Huffington Post (USA)
More than two years after anti-choice Texas legislators cut funding of family planning clinics by two-thirds, a report has revealed just how devastating the cuts have been for the welfare of many women who now no longer have access to contraceptives, pap smears, life-saving cancer treatments and other critical services.
Medical Express (USA)
Enough women experience reproductive coercion – male behavior to control contraception and pregnancy outcomes – that a research team now recommends health care providers address the subjects with their patients and tailor family planning discussions and recommendations accordingly.