Hot News Stories (6/1/15)Posted: June 1, 2015
Northwest Georgia News (Rome, GA)
The Supreme Court faces a decision soon on whether to dive back into the contentious issue of abortion and consider allowing states to enforce new, stricter laws, including one from Mississippi that would close that state’s only licensed abortion clinic.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA)
Three federal judges have unanimously struck down an anti-choice Idaho law that banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, upholding a previous ruling by the U.S. District Court of Idaho, which also found portions of the law unconstitutional.
The Daily Journal (Topeka, KS)
The Kansas state House has approved an anti-choice bill aimed at allowing the state to enforce a ban on telemedicine abortions. This measure targets the many women living in rural regions of the state who do not have ready access to reproductive health facilities.