Hot News Stories (4/10/15)Posted: April 10, 2015
The Hill (Washington, DC)
Two states this week have gone forward with new anti-choice restrictions that supporters hope will become models for the country. Bills in Kansas and Oklahoma ban what opponents of the procedure will rename a common and safe second-trimester abortion procedure in inflammatory terms.
Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
“Most parents don’t want to think about their teen daughters having sex, let alone contemplate the possibility that they might get pregnant. But preventing pregnancy is all about, well, prevention. The two best ways to prevent teen pregnancy are parental involvement and support, and access to long-acting reversible contraception.”
New York Times (New York, NY)
During the past four years, the state of Kansas has become ground zero in the war to criminalize all abortions, and in the process to remove a woman’s ability to control what happens in her own body.