Hot News Stories (2/3/15)Posted: February 3, 2015
Park Forest News (Park Forest, IL)
The President’s budget increased funding for Title X by $13.5 million over FY15. Title X is the only federal program dedicated to providing family-planning services, including preventive care, cancer screenings, testing for infectious diseases, and contraception, for millions of low-income people.
KY3 News (Little Rock, AR)
Arkansas House members on Monday overwhelmingly supported an anti-choice bill that would require doctors to be present when women take a specific abortion-inducing medication. Physicians generally recommend women be home when they take this drug.
News OK (Tulsa, OK)
Bills to ease restrictions on guns and increase restrictions on abortion are among the measures Oklahoma lawmakers will address starting Monday when the 55th legislative session begins.
The Tennessean (Nashville, TN)
In Tennessee, the campaigns for and against anti-choice Amendment 1 report spending more than $6 million, largely on advertising, in the weeks leading to the Nov. 4 election. Lawmakers are expected to adopt several abortion regulations that were in place before 2000, when a state Supreme Court ruling struck down the rules, a move that led to the push to change the state constitution.