Hot News Stories (10/24/14)Posted: October 24, 2014
Alabama News (Birmingham, AL)
Two closed family planning clinics in Alabama have reopened, giving the state a total of five licensed clinics that offer abortion services, but how long most remain open depends on the outcome of a pending lawsuit.
OPB News (Portland, OR)
Oregon is about to try a new strategy to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies in the state as part of an ongoing health-care overhaul. It’s the first state in the nation to experiment with this particular strategy that will provide increased education on contraceptive methods to families on Medicaid.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA)
While state legislatures across the country pile on more anti-choice restrictions, bills in California have increased access to reproductive healthcare.