Hot News Stories (9/12/14)Posted: September 12, 2014
AZ Central (Phoenix, Arizona)
The abortion rate among 18-19 year olds in Arizona dropped by one-third in 2013, a change State Health Director Will Humble attributed to wider availability of emergency contraceptives.
RH Reality Check (USA)
In reaction to the summer’s Hobby Lobby decision, Michigan legislators introduced a bill Wednesday that would require employers to notify all current and prospective employees about whether the company’s insurance plan covers contraceptives.
ABC News (USA)
A federal appeals court that has already upheld an anti-choice Texas law restricting abortions is hearing arguments about an even more stringent part of the same law, which requires all abortion clinics to adopt costly and medically unnecessary standards mandated for walk-in surgical clinics.