Hot News Stories (3/20/15)Posted: March 20, 2015
National Journal (USA)
Republican Senator Susan Collins (ME) is leading an effort to salvage the Senate’s human-trafficking bill and proceed to a vote on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch by stripping out a reference to controversial anti-choice language.
RH Reality Check (USA)
The City of Madison Common Council on Tuesday passed a resolution asking federal and state governments to increase funding for full-spectrum reproductive health-care services, including abortion, for low-income people.
The Herald (Rock Hill, SC)
Advocates in South Carolina are fighting for updated sex-education: “Multiple studies suggest that a lack of appropriate sex education and constrained access to sexual health services are key contributing factors of South Carolina’s high rates of STDs, as well as high school drop outs and teen pregnancy.