Hot News Stories (5/13/14)Posted: May 13, 2014
Jackson Free Press (Jackson, MS)
Anti-choice groups face a Wednesday deadline to submit petitions to put a dangerous new Mississippi state constitutional amendment declaring life begins at conception on the November 2015 ballot. It would be nearly identical to a ballot initiative that 58 percent of Mississippi voters rejected in November 2011.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
More than 60 North Dakota lawmakers want to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that overturns an anti-choice state law banning abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they’re pregnant.
Seattle PI (Seattle, WA)
Lawyers for the state of Arizona will fight Tuesday to get the nation’s strictest anti-choice restrictions on the use of abortion drugs put in place, a move Planned Parenthood looks to thwart in federal court in San Francisco.