Hot News Stories (4/3/15)Posted: April 3, 2015
RH Reality Check (USA)
Last week, the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) released its new survey, How Race and Religion Shape Millennial Attitudes on Sexuality and Reproductive Health. The report suggests that millennial attitudes about reproductive and sexual health are promising, especially around sexual health education, contraception, and abortion.
The Tennessean (Knoxville, TN)
An anti-choice measure that would require all reproductive health clinics in Tennessee that offer abortion services to be licensed as ambulatory surgical treatment centers is headed for a vote in the House. This requirement includes a long list of building, medical, staff and inspection specifications that would likely force most family planning clinics to close.
The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, FL)
An anti-choice bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions in Florida continued moving forward Wednesday and is poised for a hearing on the House floor.