Hot News Stories (2/1/16)Posted: February 1, 2016
The Nebraska State Capitol hosted the annual “Walk for Life” this past weekend, but pro-choice advocates also gathered in the area to fight for their freedoms. One pro-choice activist in attendance, Amanda Nichols, said, “We’re not anti-birth, we’re just pro-choice.”
Anti-abortion forces in the Florida Legislature are advancing a handful of bills they say are aimed at protecting the health of women, but that opponents say aim to deny access to women’s reproductive health rights. A measure passed and signed by Gov. Rick Scott last year, requiring a 24-hour waiting period before obtaining an abortion, hasn’t yet taken effect because of a challenge in state courts.