Hot News Stories (5/29/15)Posted: May 29, 2015
Gallup Poll (USA)
Half of Americans consider themselves “pro-choice” on abortion, surpassing the 44% who identify as “pro-life.” This is the first time since 2008 that the pro-choice position has had a statistically significant lead in Americans’ abortion views.
Independent Mail (Anderson, SC)
After the South Carolina state Senate added exceptions for cases of rape, incest, and severe fetal anomalies, to their anti-choice abortion ban, the likely unconstitutional bill is back in the state House’s hands.
The Citizen Times (Raleigh, NC)
An anti-choice bill that would extend the medically unnecessary mandatory waiting period before accessing an abortion to 72 hours in North Carolina moved closer to passage with a favorable vote Thursday on the Senate floor.