Hot News Stories (5/8/14)Posted: May 8, 2014
Detroit News (Detroit, MI)
When the Michigan state legislature pushed through an anti-choice bill requiring special insurance riders for abortion coverage last December, the promise was that women could still buy insurance coverage on the open market if they wanted to. Many are finding that’s impossible.
Baton Rouge News (Baton Rouge, LA)
A Louisiana state Senate panel advanced anti-choice legislation Wednesday putting new restrictions on reproductive health clinics that provide abortions, similar to those that led to Texas clinic shutdowns.
Los Angeles Weekly (Los Angeles, CA)
An anti-choice bill that targeted minority women who supposedly come to California just to abort unwanted female fetuses on the taxpayers’ dime – an alleged phenomenon unsupported by even the anecdotal evidence offered up by the legislation’s supporters – was defeated yesterday.