Hot News Stories (10/14/15)

Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)

Planned Parenthood Federation of America said it will immediately stop accepting reimbursements for supplying fetal tissue for medical research, an attempt to tamp down a controversy that has led to Republican investigations in Congress and an effort to end federal funding.

WUNC News (Durham, NC)

A non-profit in Durham North Carolina has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control to help health centers coordinate and improve services for teens aiming to reduce rates of teen pregnancy and STI transmission.

Tulsa World (Tulsa, OK)

An attorney for a pro-choice group says a new anti-choice law scheduled to take effect Nov. 1 contains multiple subjects in violation of the Oklahoma Constitution and should be voided by the state’s highest court.

Michigan Live (Lansing,MI)

A second-trimester abortion procedure be banned in Michigan under anti-choice bills up in the House Criminal Justice Committee Tuesday morning. The House bill would establish sentencing guidelines for the proposed crime: up to two years in prison.

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