Hot News Stories (8/29/14)

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
Officials with three Louisiana abortion clinics went into a Baton Rouge federal court Thursday morning seeking to delay new state anti-choice restrictions slated to go into affect Sept. 1. Here are some interesting facts resulting from the legal proceedings over the new abortion law:

St. Louis Post Dispatch (St. Louis, MO)
The Obama administration’s latest attempt to end the contentious battle over contraception coverage is facing resistance, as expected, from some of the most vehement opponents of the federal health law requirement.

New York Times (New York, NY)
“Women in this country should not be fooled into thinking that efforts to restrict access to abortion and reproductive health services are a Texas problem or a “Southern” problem. In fact, there have been several moves to pass federal “personhood” bills by conservative House members.”

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