Hot News Stories (5/15/15)Posted: May 15, 2015
Deming News (Santa Fe, NM)
In recognition of May as Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month, the New Mexico Department of Health is encouraging parents and teens to get involved in preventing teen pregnancy.
U.S. women face harder path to abortion as states extend mandatory waiting periods for women seeking the service. The push for more restrictive waiting periods comes amid a wave of anti-abortion laws passed by conservative lawmakers over the past few years seeking to chip away at the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 decision to legalize abortion in Roe v. Wade.
The Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
Louisiana legislation banning sex-selection abortions could create a litigious environment surrounding abortions — or attempted abortions — in Louisiana, one lawmaker worries.