Arizona Senate Approves Reversible Abortion Bill

Arizona doctors may soon be required to tell women that it’s possible to reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion. A bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday would also prevent women from purchasing insurance from the federal health exchange that includes abortion coverage, Reuters reported.

Opponents of the bill point out that it is already illegal to use federal funds to cover abortions, except for in cases of rape, incest, or when a woman’s life is threatened by the pregnancy. The Washington Post notes that limiting access to abortion coverage could drive inequality and would most severely impact poor women. The bill awaits Gov. Doug Ducey’s signature.

In other news…

Justice: In response to the Department of Justice’s recommendations, the new police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, said Thursday that more of his officers are interacting with the community by patrolling on foot and by bike. (via The New York Times)

Creatures in Space: The discovery of tenacious fish, shrimp, and microscopic creatures below the Antarctic ice has led astronomers to question whether or not similar animals may be thriving on other planets. (via The Associated Press)

LGBT: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a contentious “religious freedom” bill late Thursday that critics say will allow business owners to deny service to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community members. (via The Indianapolis Star)

Food Stamps: Massachusetts’ effort to cut fraud among recipients of public benefits such as food stamps has left thousands of eligible poor residents without support, advocates say. (via The Boston Globe)

Health Care: The Senate settled on a budget proposal in an all-night session that would repeal the Affordable Care Act. (via The New York Times)

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