Hot News Stories (9/5/14)

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.

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