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Boston Globe: Thousands of protesters in Honduras’ capital of Tegucigalpa are blocking Supreme Court judges from entering the court’s building, saying they want to ‘‘clean up Honduras’ justice system.’’
The Center for Reproductive Rights has issued this press release: Over 700,000 Petitioners Demand Honduran Congress Reject Law Criminalizing Emergency Contraception: Advocates, lawyers, and citizens gathered today in protest on steps of Honduran Congress
LifeSiteNews: The Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) has ruled that legislation passed in 2009 forbidding the sale of “emergency contraception” is constitutional.
Center for Reproductive Rights: The Honduras Supreme Court has upheld the country’s absolute ban on emergency contraception, which would criminalize the sale, distribution, and use of the “morning-after pill” — imposing punishment for offenders equal to that of obtaining or performing an abortion, which in Honduras is completely restricted.
BellinghamHerald.com: From U.N. chambers to the halls of the State Department, global pressure on countries to protect the rights of homosexuals and transgender people is rising.
AP: “Sunday’s election will likely accomplish what the plotters of a coup set out to do five months ago: end the political career of leftist President Manuel Zelaya and replace him with a more moderate leader from Honduras’ establishment.”
Associated Press: “Honduras’ coup-installed leader is resisting calls by diplomats from across the hemisphere to reinstate ousted President Manuel Zelaya, at one point angrily telling the visitors they ‘don’t know the truth or don’t want to know it.’”