Hot News Stories (7/7/15)Posted: July 7, 2015
New York Times (New York, NY)
Over the past six years, Colorado has conducted one of the largest experiments with long-acting birth control. If women were offered free intrauterine devices and implants that prevent pregnancy for years, state officials asked, would they choose them? They did in a big way, and the results were startling.
Cincinnati News (Cincinnati, OH)
Last week, Ohio Governor John Kasich allowed into the budget two anti-choice restrictions that will shut down three Ohio clinics. “It is clear that this is a purely political provision that will directly impact the families of Ohio. Kasich has to realize that taking away some of the abortion clinics won’t get rid of abortions in Ohio or anywhere else. It will become unsafe just as it was before Roe. v. Wade was passed.”
KMUW News (Wichita, KS) A ruling last month in a Kansas abortion lawsuit could have sweeping implications in the state and result in additional anti-choice restrictions being knocked down.