Hot News Stories (7/08/14)

Los Angeles Times (USA)
Less than two weeks after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters to stay outside a protective 35-foot buffer zone around family planning clinics that offer abortion services, cities around the country are moving to repeal similar laws and putting women at risk.

Bangor Daily News (Portland, ME)
After Portland’s repeal of the 39-foot no-protest zone around the city’s only abortion clinic, anti-choice protesters plan to continue suing the city over the non-existent zone, prompting the city to spend taxpayer dollars to defend a law that no longer exists.

The Durango Herald (Denver, CO) 
Following the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling, Republican Senate candidate for Colorado Cory Gardner reiterated the need for over-the-counter birth control, a move he first addressed early last month.


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