Hot New Stories (7/1/15)Posted: July 1, 2015
Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, IN)
“The nation’s family planning program, Title X, is at risk of being eliminated, under a funding proposal released in the U.S. House of Representatives. This harmful measure would have a devastating impact on the nearly 4.6 million Americans across the country… It is shortsighted to cut federal support in an area that can deliver a major return on investment.”
CBS News (USA)
Reproductive clinic owners cheered a move by the U.S. Supreme Court to temporarily block part of a Texas law that would have closed more than half the state’s 19 remaining family planning clinics that offer abortion services. Now they are studying whether it could also allow them to reopen some previously shuttered facilities and whether that would even be feasible.
USA Today (USA)
One day before it was scheduled to take effect, a Florida judge blocked a new anti-choice state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.
RH Reality Check (USA)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday temporarily pushed back efforts by religiously affiliated nonprofits to block their employees from accessing contraception insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.