Hot News Stories (5/19/15)

Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Women seeking an abortion in Tennessee will soon have to wait 48 hours before the operation can begin, longer than in all but five other states.

Texas Star Telegram (Fort Worth, TX)
Proposed restrictions on minors seeking abortions without parental consent could put the state at risk of a lawsuit, a Senate Democrat said Monday.

Alabama News (Mobile, AL)

In the four years since it received a $4.2 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control in 2011, the Mobile Alabama health department’s ThinkTeen initiative has achieved its goal of decreasing the teen pregnancy rate by 10 percent, from 38.3 percent in 2010 to 28.3 percent in 2013.

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