Hot News Stories (4/9/14)Posted: April 9, 2014
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
The plunge in teenage birth rates to historic lows has been well-documented, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weighed in Tuesday with its own report on progress over the past 20 years. But many concerns remain about 15- to 17-year-olds.
RH Reality Check (USA)
Next month, a panel of judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear oral arguments in two very different challenges to the contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Sun-Sentinel (Tallahassee, FL)
An anti-choice bill passed its second Florida Senate committee on a party line vote Tuesday morning. This likely unconstitutional bill would redefine viability and could prohibit certain abortions now legal under Florida law. It also would eliminate later-term abortions for psychological reasons, regardless of medical opinion.