Hot News Stories (9/5/14)Posted: September 5, 2014
The Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL)
Alabama’s teenage birth rate remains high despite having dropped considerably during the past two decades. Experts suggest local health departments institute more “evidence-based” sexual education to prevent teen pregnancy. This includes teaching birth control in addition to abstinence-based sexual education.
NBC News Local (Las Cruces, NM)
A Texas company announced Wednesday that it’s opening a family planning clinic in southern New Mexico that will offer abortion services to help increase access near West Texas amid a restrictive anti-choice new law.
Arizona Central News (Tuscon, AZ)
Arizona’s top attorney has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in the case against the state’s strict anti-choice abortion-medication regulations.