Hot News Stories (10/23/15)Posted: October 23, 2015
The Jamestown Sun (Jamestown, ND)
North Dakota has been given more time to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to take up an anti-choice state law that would ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which is at around six weeks of pregnancy – before many women even know they are pregnant.
KSNT News (Topeka, KS)
The Kansas Court of Appeals is taking the rare step of having all of its judges hear a legal challenge to the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure to help speed up the court’s review.
San Antonio Express News (San Antonio, TX)
Statements to the contrary, the issue is abortion in the state decision to boot Planned Parenthood from Medicaid funding. The casualties, however, will continue to be women’s health and their ability to avoid unwanted pregnancies.