Hot News Stories (7/23/14)Posted: July 23, 2014
Valley News (Concord, NH)
A law allowing abortion clinics to create buffer zones of up to 25 feet is different from a Massachusetts law that was struck down last month by the U.S. Supreme Court and will survive a court challenge, New Hampshire’s attorney general said in legal filings.
ABC News Local (Boston, MA)
The Massachusetts House is planning to debate a bill designed to protect patients at reproductive health clinics. The bill would let police disperse groups substantially impeding access to family planning clinics that offer abortion services. and those individuals would then have to stay at least 25 feet from the clinic’s entrances for up to eight hours.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it is coming up with a work-around to ensure that employees of certain charities, hospitals and colleges whose leaders have religious objections to contraceptives can still get birth control through their employee health insurance plans.