Hot News Stories (5/9/14)Posted: May 9, 2014
Politico (Washington, DC)
Anti-choice extremists in the Senate, led by Lindsey Graham (R-SC), are planning to ramp up their advocacy for an anti-choice abortion bill around the high-profile anniversary of a former abortion provider’s murder conviction.
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday pressed the Obama administration on whether a compromise it reached with religious non-profit groups over contraception coverage required by Obamacare still violates the religious rights of the groups.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Maternal deaths related to childbirth in the United States are nearly at the highest rate in a quarter century, and a woman giving birth in America is now more likely to die than a woman giving birth in China, according to a new study.