Hot News Stories (02/12/16)Posted: February 12, 2016
RH Reality Check (USA)
Despite the fact that Colorado voters across the state have defeated the initiative multiple times, Personhood USA, an anti-choice organization, announced Wednesday in an email to supporters that it’s launching a campaign to place a “personhood” initiative on the municipal ballot in Colorado Springs.
Washington Examiner (Washington, DC)
NARAL Pro-Choice America was disappointed that Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders had yet to be asked about abortion during one of the Democratic debates, and launched a hashtag campaign, #AskAboutAbortion, in an attempt to get the moderators of the sixth Democratic primary debate that took place last night to press both candidates on the divisive social issue.
WKBN (Youngstown, Ohio)
As the Ohio legislature has voted to cut all funding to Planned Parenthood, Health officials in Youngstown say defunding Planned Parenthood could negatively impact local infant mortality rates.