Hot News Stories (8/11/14)Posted: August 11, 2014
Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX)
A federal judge will hear final arguments Wednesday in a dispute between reproductive health clinics that provide abortions and state officials over a new law requiring the clinics to meet medically unnecessary hospital-style operating standards by Sept. 1.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Admitting-privileges laws have created high hurdle for abortion providers to clear and a potent tool for anti-choice activists seeking to shut down abortion clinics.
New York Times (New York, NY)
In large parts of the country, women’s access to safe and legal abortion care is increasingly coming to depend on the willingness of judges to rigorously examine and reject new (and medically unnecessary) restrictions imposed by anti-choice legislatures.