Hot News Stories (5/15/14)Posted: May 15, 2014
Jackson Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS)
Mississippians will not vote on an anti-choice ballot initiative that would declare life begins at conception. The sponsors of Initiative 41 missed a Wednesday deadline to submit petitions to get the proposal on the November 2015 ballot.
NBC News (USA)
Missouri’s Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to anti-choice legislation extending the state’s mandatory waiting period for abortion services to three days, making it one of the most extreme restrictions in the country.
The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
Anti-choice legislation that will likely close three of the Louisiana’s five abortion clinics overwhelmingly passed the state Senate Wednesday.