Hot News Stories (6/25/14)

National Journal (Washington, DC)
The Senate and House Appropriations committees have now both approved bills that lift the ban on abortion funding for Peace Corps volunteers in the event of rape, incest, or life endangerment.

The Kansas City Star (Kansas City, KS)
“Suburban leaders don’t see the relevance of abortion to city government” but anti-choice extremists are now taking their campaigns against women’s reproductive rights local by endorsing candidates for city council, local water and zoning boards, mayor and public health advisers.

WTVM Local (Huntsville, AL)
North Alabama’s only family planning clinic voluntarily surrendered its license to perform abortions Friday due to anti-choice TRAP laws requiring it to meet the building standards of a surgical treatment center.

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