Hot News Stories (10/8/14)Posted: October 8, 2014
ABC News (USA)
Long-acting birth control methods, such as the IUD and implant, could cut pregnancy rates by almost 80 percent in sexually active teens, according to a new study.
The Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, TN)
Tennessee’s anti-choice Amendment 1, which will be on the November ballot, has been in the works for 14 years, ever since the courts struck down restrictive abortion regulations. Since then, anti-choice advocates have been trying to change the state constitution in their favor.
Fox News (USA)
Pope Francis urged bishops on Monday to speak their minds about contentious issues like contraception, marriage equality and divorce at the start of a two-week meeting aimed at making the church’s teaching on family matters relevant to today’s Catholics.