Hot News Stories (4/16/14)Posted: April 16, 2014
Kansas City Star (Kansas City, KS)
The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of the safest and earliest method of abortion in Oklahoma in an anti-choice bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.
Arizona Daily Star (Phoenix, AZ)
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed anti-choice legislation Tuesday that submits abortion clinics to standards not held by any other medical facility, allowing the state Department of Health to make unannounced inspections of abortion clinics without first getting a warrant from a judge.
RH Reality Check (USA)
The anti-choice Virginia Catholic bishops urge repealing a section in the Code of Virginia that provides state funding for abortions in the Medicaid program in the event of a gross and totally incapacitating physical deformity or mental deficiency in a fetus.