Hot News Stories (9/30/14)Posted: September 30, 2014
The Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, CA)
California Governor’s has signed legislation requiring state colleges to adopt rape-prevention policies that include an “affirmative consent” standard for sexual activity.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)
Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement recommending IUDs are the first-line choice for adolescents seeking long-term contraception.
The Tennessean (Nashville, TN)
Reverend Judy Cummings urges Tennessee voters to vote against anti-choice Amendment 1 in the November elections: “Politicians won’t think about the reasons why a woman may decide to end a pregnancy. Regardless of her situation, she will be powerless to access the reproductive health care she needs, even if she was raped, is the victim of incest or is so sick that ending her pregnancy is the only way to save her life.”