Hot News Stories (5/30/14)Posted: May 30, 2014
The Toledo Blade (Columbus, OH)
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office will stand by its opinion that Toledo’s only remaining family planning clinic is not complying with an anti-choice state law requiring admitting privileges while prohibiting public hospitals to enter such agreements. A final decision will be made in June.
ABC News (Madison, WI)
A federal judge told a Milwaukee doctor to renew his efforts to gain admitting privileges Thursday, hinting it could resolve a lawsuit alleging the requirements are unconstitutional. The doctor stated he hasn’t had complications that would necessitate a hospital visit in over a decade, but these types of visits are needed to gain admitting privileges.
Huffington Post (USA)
Extremists in the U.S. House of Representatives blocked a vote Thursday that would have added an incest exception to an anti-choice provision in a criminal justice appropriation bill.