Hot News Stories (6/27/14)Posted: June 27, 2014
The Fresno Bee (Fresno, CA)
Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling reaffirmed less intrusive buffer zone rules like California’s, which prohibit threats and make it a crime to damage clinic, patient, or employee property.
Bloomberg View (USA)
Reproductive rights have become a more divisive and partisan issue over the past 40 years, but in 1972, 68% of Republicans, compared to 59% of Democrats, agreed “the decision to have an abortion should be left solely to a woman and her doctor.”
Time (Washington, DC)
A 2013 study shows the number and aggressiveness of protesters outside family planning clinics impacts a women’s emotional state but has negligible impact on her feelings and decision to have an abortion.