Hot News Stories (4/22/15)Posted: April 22, 2015
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that negotiators had reached a “bipartisan” deal on the anti-human trafficking bill, after a skirmish over a provision in the anti-human trafficking bill quickly grew into a larger debate over abortion that resulted in the longest delay of an attorney general nominee in decades.
The Tennessean (Nashville, TN)
Anti-choice legislation that would place licensing restrictions on all seven of Tennessee’s abortion clinics was overwhelmingly approved by state lawmakers Tuesday and sent to the governor, who’s expected to sign them into law.
CBS Miami (Miami, FL)
After approving a limited exemption for victims of rape, incest, domestic violence or human trafficking, a Florida Senate committee Monday supported an anti-choice bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before receiving abortions.
ABC News (USA)
Anti-choice Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s administration has rewritten the state’s abortion clinic regulations, a move that was unnecessary and intended to hinder the operation of clinics.