Hot News Stories (10/22/14)Posted: October 22, 2014
KJRH 2 (Tulsa, OK)
A family planning clinic in Oklahoma is challenging the state’s anti-choice laws that are set to take effect on Nov. 1. They say that the law “violates women’s fundamental rights to choose to terminate a pregnancy and to bodily integrity.”
WATE (Knoxville, TN)
Amendment 1, which is on the ballot in Tennessee this November, is sparking conversations about clinic regulations in the state. If the law passes, it would open the doors for all sorts of anti-choice decisions as the law essentially takes away the right to an abortion.
Mooresville Tribune (Mooresville, NC)
Even though the teen pregnancy rate in North Carolina has dropped in recent years, challenges remain when helping the young women who do become pregnant and helping them sort out their options.