Hot News Stories (3/21/14)Posted: March 21, 2014
The Hill (Washington, DC)
The military is coming under new fire for its handling of two high-profile sexual assault cases. Critics blasted as a slap on the wrist the $20,000 reduction in pay imposed on a General who pleaded guilty. More outrage followed hours after Sinclair’s sentencing, when a Navy judge found Naval Academy football player Joshua Tate not guilty of sexual assault.
USA Today (USA)
A Kentucky House committee voted down three anti-choice bills, two that would require that a woman be shown a fetal ultrasound before having an abortion, and one that would require a face-to-face consultation with a medical professional.
Greenville News (Greenville, SC)
An anti-choice South Carolina Senate bill that would only allow doctors with hospital privileges to perform abortions is headed to the Senate floor.