Hot News Stories (8/8/14)Posted: August 8, 2014
The Toledo Blade (Toledo, OH)
Capital Care Network, Toledo’s only remaining abortion clinic, has filed an appeal asking the courts to reverse an order issued by the Ohio Department of Health and allow the clinic to stay open.
The Philly Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)
Adding to the list of organizations who do not want to provide the full range of preventive prescription drugs to their employees, a Christian college in Pennsylvania has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandates violate its religious freedoms.
KERA News (Dallas, TX)
Next month, a dozen family planning clinics in Texas will close because they don’t meet tough new standards outlined in the controversial abortion law that passed last summer. Planned Parenthood in Dallas will open its new facility — which will be one of just seven clinics in the state that meet the new requirements.