Hot News Stories (4/2/15)Posted: April 2, 2015
Bay News 9 (Tallahassee, FL)
A Florida Senate panel approved an anti-choice measure Tuesday to take a vote on the bill that would require women to suffer a medically unnecessary waiting period of 24 hours before having an abortion.
Phoenix Times (Phoenix, AZ)
The Arizona Governor’s approval of a new anti-choicelaw that would force doctors to inform women that a medication-induced abortion can be reversed has the healthcare community roiling. The American Congress of Obstetricians Tuesday declared that administering progesterone in an attempt to reverse abortion is “not supported by the body of scientific evidence” and is “not recommended.”
Raleigh News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
An North Carolina House bill filed Wednesday includes a number of anti-choice restrictions on women’s access to reproductive healthcare including abortion. It would ban certain healthcare facilities from performing the procedure, mandate an informed consent provision, and increase the required waiting period before an abortion can be performed from 24 hours to 72 hours.