Hot News Stories (7/10/15)Posted: July 10, 2015
Politico (Washington, DC)
Three mainstream Republicans in the Senate, Mark Kirk of Illinois, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, helped advance a repeal of the so-called global gag rule that restricts U.S. funding to humanitarian organizations that provide abortions.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI)
An anti-choice bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks from fertilization passed the Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday and headed to the desk of Gov. Scott Walker, who has indicated he will sign. The bill contains no exceptions for women who are victims of rape or incest, or for devastating fetal anomalies.
The Hill (Washington, DC)
Several members of the U.S. House of Representatives are threatening to oppose a bipartisan medical cures bill over concerns that some anti-choice members are using it to further restrict abortion funding.