Hot News Stories (5/27/15)Posted: May 27, 2015
Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)
A likely unconstitutional law prohibiting abortions 20 weeks after conception took effect Tuesday in West Virginia, despite Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin twice vetoing the ban over concerns that a court could strike it down.
The Decatur Daily (Decatur, TN)
An anti-choice bill that would ban abortion clinics within 2,000 feet of a public school or campus is on the Alabama House’s agenda for a vote this afternoon. If approved — it still needs to go through the Senate — and signed into law, the targeted legislation would close the one clinic in Huntsville and others in the state.
ABC News (USA)
Louisiana appears unlikely to add a new anti-choice restriction banning so-called gender-based “sex-selection” abortions. The House-backed proposal stalled Tuesday in a Senate judiciary committee, on a 2-2 vote.