Hot News Stories (4/8/14)

Clarion Ledger (Clarion, MS)
The Mississippi Legislature last week passed an anti-choice ban on abortions at 20 weeks or more gestation, without exception for rape or incest that some lawmakers had proposed. The Governor says he will sign the bill, despite the fact that no clinics in the state provide abortions at that point in pregnancy.

ABS News (USA)

The Philippines’ highest court upheld Tuesday a controversial birth control law that supporters said would transform the lives of millions of poor Filipinos, despite bitter opposition from the powerful Catholic Church.

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