Hot News Stories (7/16/14)Posted: July 16, 2014
Trib Live (Pittsburgh, PA)
An Arizona-based legal ministry that helped overturn protest-free “buffer zones” at Massachusetts abortion providers may try to reverse a similar rule in Pittsburgh, but city officials say that they will continue to protect women entering clinics and will not back down.
The Hill (Washington, DC)
Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday Republicans plan to put forward a bill to ensure employers cannot prevent their employees from obtaining contraception.
ABC Local (Dallas, TX)
Despite an onslaught of medically unnecessary, controversial TRAP laws passed by extremist lawmakers in Texas last year, a family planning clinic that meets the new restrictions will open before they go into effect. In Dallas, of the four current family planning clinics, only one meets the new requirements. The new facility makes it two.