Hot News Stories (5/11/15)Posted: May 11, 2015
La Cross Tribune (Madison, WI)
Wisconsin lawmakers are readying an anti-choice bill to ban abortions at 20 weeks into a pregnancy, a measure Governor Scott Walker has said he supports.
National Journal (USA)
House Republicans will vote this week on an anti-choice bill to restrict abortions after 20 weeks, taking a second pass at legislation that was pulled from floor consideration this year over concerns that it was insensitive to women who become pregnant as a result of rape.
The Tennessean (Nashville, TN)
All clinics in Tennessee performing more than 50 surgical abortions per year will now be regulated as ambulatory surgery treatment centers, according to a new measure signed into law Friday by Governor Bill Haslam. Such measures have been enacted across the country, targeting abortion clinics for unnecessary regulation.