Hot News Stories (6/25/15)Posted: June 25, 2015
Reality Check (USA)
After a House committee proposed to completely eliminate Teen Pregnancy Prevention programs and Title X Family PLanning funding, Senate GOP now proposes slashing the budgets for these critical programs.
Huffington Post (USA)
Ohio Senate has passed an anti-choice bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks with only a narrow exception for medical emergencies, leaving out rape and incest. The bill follows Wisconsin’s recent passage of a similar anti-choice bill.
Texas Standard (Austin, TX)
Proposed budget cuts in Texas will severely harm teen pregnancy programs in the state like the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, which would lover over $100 million. This comes despite the state having the third highest teen pregnancy rate in the country.