Hot News Stories (4/7/14)Posted: April 7, 2014
Anti-choice measures to extend an abortion waiting period in Alabama and tighten rules for minors seeking the procedure are headed to the governor’s desk, but a move to ban abortions based on evidence of a fetal heartbeat appears stalled in the legislative session that ends on Thursday.
Kansas City Star (Kansas City, KS)
The Kansas Legislature has approved anti-choice legislation that addresses legal issues raised in state and federal lawsuits filed by abortion providers, avoiding a larger debate this year over proposals to ban the procedure early in pregnancy.
Miami Herald (Miami, FL)
A controversial anti-choice proposal to redefine Florida’s definition of illegal late-term abortions is ready for a vote on the House floor.