NPR: The Supreme Court agreed Monday to Sen. Mitch McConnell’s request to let Senate Republicans participate in the high-profile case Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board.
East Valley Tribune: In legal filings with the high court, attorney Janet Crepps of the Center for Reproductive Rights said it is long-settled precedent that states cannot interfere with the ability of a woman to make a decision prior to a fetus being viable. She said there is no question but that, under current medical standards, a fetus is not viable at 20 weeks.
LifeNews: For the second time in two months, the European Parliament rejected a report that recommended that EU nations declare abortion to be a human right and to make abortion available within all public health systems of member countries. Adoption of the report would have placed more pressure on pro-life nations like Ireland, Poland and Malta to legalize abortion on demand.