Hot News Stories (7/15/14)

Portland Press Herald (Washington, DC)
Studies show that women who have use birth control have a 2 to 3 percent wage premium for each year the first pregnancy is delayed and, by their 40s, earn roughly $2,200 more per year than women who haven’t used contraception.

WAMC Local News (Washington, DC)
Supporters of a bill that would prohibit a government body from passing a law prohibiting access to abortions or the operation of family planning clinics will testify before the US Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday.

Boston Herald (Boston, MA)
A new ‘dispersal zone’ bill spurred by the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a Massachusetts buffer zone law gives police the power to order a group of two or more family planning clinic protesters  who “substantially impede” access to a facility to disperse and stay at least 25 feet from the clinic entrance for up to eight hours.

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