Hot News Stories (10/3/14)Posted: October 3, 2014
Fox News (USA)
A federal appeals court Thursday gave Texas permission to fully enforce a sweeping abortion law signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry last year that would effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second-most populous state.
ABC News (USA)
An Oklahoma physician filed a lawsuit Thursday to block an anti-choice law that would require clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when an abortion is performed. Such laws target physicians who provide abortion services.
The Seattle Times (Seattle, WA)
A group of state senators in Washington state are working on legislation to help women have more access to birth control in response to the Hobby Lobby ruling.