Hot News Stories (5/14/15)

US News (USA)
Anti-choice Republicans won House approval Wednesday for a ban on abortion after 20-weeks after modifying rape provisions that provoked a rebellion by female GOP lawmakers, forcing party leaders into an embarrassing retreat.

ABC News Local (Denver, CO)
Health officials are scrambling to find funding for a birth control program credited with a steep decline in Colorado’s teen pregnancy rate, after state legislators failed to pass a $5 million bill to keep the program going.

The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, IA)
Iowa House lawmakers fought a spending bill Wednesday that would stop the state from accepting federal matching dollars for family planning services. Instead, the state would create its own program and would use different federal block grants to fund it.


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