Hot News Stories (3/19/14)

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
An anti-choice proposal to add new restrictions on abortion providers in Louisiana gets its first legislative hearing, before the House health care committee.

Central Michigan Life (Mount Pleasant, MI)
Michigan residents who buy health insurance will now have to purchase separate policies or “riders” to cover most abortions.  Insurance companies will only cover the procedure without a rider if the woman’s life is in danger. All other abortions, even when the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest, are not covered.

Religious Dispatches (USA)
The National Coalition of American Nuns has announced their support for access to contraceptives under the Affordable Care Act as the Supreme Court prepares to hear the historic Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases. 

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