Hot News Stories (12/15/14)

National Journal (USA)
The $1.1 trillion “CROmnibus” spending bill includes a provision to remove a 35-year ban on federal funding for abortions for Peace Corps volunteers in the event of rape, incest, and life endangerment. Corps members are currently the only recipients of government-sponsored insurance that are currently excluded from federal abortion coverage, without exception.

ABC News (USA)
The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Arizona to enforce stringent and medically unnecessary restrictions on medical abortions while a challenge to those rules plays out in lower courts.

HTRN News (Madison, WI)
Wisconsin anti-choice groups are gearing up for another legislative session, with plans to push for a new ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and to revive a host of initiatives that went nowhere last time around.

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