Hot News Stories (9/1/15)Posted: September 1, 2015
Boston Globe(Boston, MA)
Employers do not need to provide insurance coverage for contraception even if their objections are moral rather than religious, a federal judge ruled Monday, in favor of the group, March for Life. The group opposes methods of contraception that it says can amount to abortion although many scientists disagree.
Pope Francis announced Tuesday that all priests will have the authority to absolve the Catholic sin of abortion during the upcoming Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, which will begin December 8.
The Hill (Washington, DC)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says that defunding Planned Parenthood will have to wait for a new president in 2017.
Kitap Sun (Kitap, OH)
In Ohio, new family planning clinic that offers abortion services opens, even as anti-choice members of the state legislature push for additional extreme restrictions on reproductive health care.