Hot News Stories (3/31/215)Posted: March 31, 2015
RH Reality Check (USA)
On Monday, the State of Indiana sentenced Purvi Patel to 41 years in prison for feticide and neglect of a dependent for experiencing a pregnancy loss; the concurrent charges mean Patel will serve 20 years. Patel’s fate is a glaring reminder of the fact that abortion’s legal status in the United States does not mean such prosecutions can’t happen here.
THV 11 (Little Rock, AR)
Anti-choice Arkansas lawmakers have given final approval to changing the required information a woman receives from a physician before an abortion and to create one of the longest waiting periods in the nation.
CBS Local (Miami, FL)
The Florida Legislature is considering several new anti-choice measures which would restrict access to abortions.