Hot News Stories (7/11/14)Posted: July 11, 2014
The Austin Chronicle (Austin, TX)
Crisis pregnancy centers, facilities affiliated with anti-choice groups that do not provide any healthcare services but instead exist solely to discourage women from seeking abortions, were allotted $10.3 million in 2013 by Austin legislatures who continue to make deep cuts to family planning funds.
Arkansas News (Little Rock, AR)
Opponents of an Arkansas law banning most abortions at 12 weeks argued in a court filing Thursday that the ban violates 40 years of Supreme Court precedent.
Poughkeepsie Journal (Albany, NY)
New York’s attorney general told police Thursday that legal buffer zones around abortion clinics are intact in 22 of the state’s counties despite the recent Supreme Court ruling striking down the 35-foot protest-free zone in Massachusetts.