Hot News Stories (4/22/14)Posted: April 22, 2014
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
The anti-choice Louisiana House has passed legislation that would require women seeking an abortion in the state to receive a pamphlet that describes possible psychological effects of the procedure, though medical studies have disproven the supposed effects. The bill moves next to the Senate for consideration.
The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL)
A Florida Senate committee on Monday approved an anti-choice bill that could prohibit certain abortions now legal in Florida, sending the measure to the full Senate.
Encouraged by a recent European Union court decision banning the patenting of technologies that use human embryonic stem cells, a group of anti-choice organizations has launched an initiative which, if it passes, will cut funding of embryonic stem cell research in the E.U.