Hot News Stories (10/16/14)Posted: October 16, 2014
Fox 17 Nashville (Nashville, TN)
All four of Tennessee’s major newspapers have publicly opposed Amendment 1, which will be on the November ballot. The anti-choice proposition could in effect take away the right to abortion within the state.
Billings Gazette (Billings, MT)
Abortion rates in Montana appear to be at their lowest rate in forty years, a change that mirrors rates across the nation. This is accompanied by a drop in overall pregnancy rates across the nation, likely due to more access to and knowledge of safe birth control options.
This week, the Supreme Court struck down the most anti-choice provisions of Texas’ abortion law, but the path for HB 2 has been a long one and will continue as more judges look into the case.