Hot News Stories (3/12/15)Posted: March 12, 2015
Lawrence Journal-World (Topeka, KS)
A Kansas legislative committee on Wednesday approved a proposed ban on a procedure described in inflammatory terms by anti-choice groups, after pro-choice supporters on the panel forced lawmakers to vote down broader restrictions on terminating pregnancies.
ABC News (USA)
Senate Democrats threatened Wednesday to torpedo bipartisan legislation combating human sex trafficking in a dispute over a anti-choice provision they said was not included in the previous version of the legislation.
WISH TV (South Bend, IN)
A county council in northern Indiana voted down an ordinance that would have added new local requirements for doctors who perform abortions.
News OK (Oklahoma City, OK)
The Oklahoma House has passed anti-choice legislation designed to prevent embryonic stem cell research in the state.