Hot News Stories (4/25/14)Posted: April 25, 2014
Tulsa World (Tulsa, OK)
An anti-choice bill with a dangerous personhood amendment passed the Oklahoma House Floor on Thursday. Republican State Representative Doug Cox, a physician, spoke out against this bill that would virtually outlaw embryonic stem cell research in the state as well as in vitro fertilization and many forms of contraception. “If you want to stop abortions, stop unwanted pregnancies,” Cox said.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
For more than a year, U.S. military officials have admitted they have a serious problem with sexual assault and harassment in the ranks. They’ve pleaded with the White House, Congress and the public to trust commanders to fix it on their own terms. But the Pentagon’s argument has been undercut badly by fresh reports of senior commanders bungling cases or coming under investigation themselves.
AJ America (USA)
With new anti-choice laws set to decrease the number of reproductive health clinics that provide abortions in Texas from 40 to 6, self-induced abortions are likely to rise.