Hot News Stories (3/28/14)Posted: March 28, 2014
Anti-choice Arizona regulations that would limit the use of the safest and earliest method of abortion-inducing drug risk harming women, attorneys for a women’s health provider argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.
Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX)
A federal appeals panel on Thursday overturned a lower court decision that had deemed a portion of Texas’ controversial sweeping anti-choice restrictions as unconstitutional, giving Texas the green light to continue enforcing the medically unnecessary provision on a permanent basis.
Huffington Post (USA)
Planned Parenthood will open a $5 million reproductive health facility that offers abortion services in San Antonio in a few months as other providers have been forced to close because of stringent restrictions passed by Texas lawmakers last year.
WCPO News (USA)
Sharp differences over abortion and birth control surfaced as President Barack Obama held his first meeting Thursday with Pope Francis, even as the president sought to emphasize common ground issues like economic inequality during a much-anticipated Vatican visit.