Hot News Stories (6/22/15)Posted: June 22, 2015
Honolulu Civil Beat (Honolulu, HI)
Starting next year, public schools in Hawaii will be required to offer sex education to students — a big shift from the current policy that allows individual schools to decide whether to teach the subject.
Huffington Post (USA)
From Trust Women’s Julie Burkhart, “We can all agree that a declining abortion rate is a positive statistic. But more important than the number is how we get there. It is only through expanded access to contraception, comprehensive sex education and equal access to abortion services that we can celebrate these numbers nationwide.”
Fox News (USA)
Women are more likely to choose to get IUDs and other highly effective contraceptives at family planning clinics if the clinicians there have been educated about these methods, according to a new study.